Twelve people left stranded after their fishing boat sank in sea off Hainan province yesterday morning were rescued by crew on an Italian cruise ship. Unfortunately, one passenger died shortly after and two others are still in critical condition, Xinhua said.
The provincial maritime affairs bureau has now ordered air and sea search for four people who are still missing.
The fishing boat belongs to a sea fishing firm in Shenzhen city. It’s not immediately known what caused it to sink.