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Crew rescued from ship after it splits in two during typhoon in South China Sea

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Crew rescued from ship after it splits in two during typhoon in South China Sea

A crew had to abandon a ship after extreme weather conditions snapped the vessel in two in during a typhoon in the South China Sea on Saturday (2 July).

Hong Kong government planes and helicopters were sent to rescue crew members from the ship, according to a statement released by officials.

The statement said that 30 crew members abandoned the ship during Typhoon Chaba.

Three people were rescued from the ship; the fate of the rest of the crew is unknown.

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