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2 cargo vessel capsize in Myanmar river, no casualties
Last Updated: 2016-08-24 08:59 | Xinhua
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Rescued crew members of cargo vessels arrive at the Nanthida harbor in Yangon, Myanmar, Aug. 23, 2016. Two private-run cargo vessels capsized in the mouth of Yangon River Monday night leaving no casualties but one of the vessels is still missing, according to the port authorities. (Xinhua/U Aung)

Two private-run cargo vessels capsized in the mouth of Yangon River Monday night leaving no casualties but one of the vessels is still missing, according to the port authorities.

With a total of 30 people on board, the two vessels were on their voyage from Myeik to Yangon and collided with rocks amid light failure of lighthouse when reaching the mouth of Yangon River at night.

Although one of the two vessels was found and the people were rescued, the other one is still missing, the rescuers said.

 

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