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Cargo ship sinks in Typhoon Utor off Hong Kong: officials

world Updated: Aug 14, 2013 14:00 IST

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Helicopter rescue teams saved 21 crew members from a cargo ship that sank off Hong Kong on Wednesday after Severe Typhoon Utor caused waves of up to 15 metres (50 feet), officials said.



The crew abandoned ship as the 190 metre-long bulk carrier Trans Summer sank 80 kilometres (50 miles) southwest of Hong Kong, the city's Flying Services said.