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Cargo ship carrying 43 crew and 5,800 cows missing in typhoon: Report

Sareno Edvardo, 45, a chief officer from the Philippines, said a wave tilted the Gulf Livestock 1's hull to the right and the vessel overturned after its engine stopped

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A cargo vessel carrying 43 crew and 5,800 head of cattle capsized in the East China Sea after engine trouble and as a powerful storm swept through the region, according to a seafarer who was rescued by the Japanese coast guard.

Sareno Edvardo, 45, a chief officer from the Philippines, said a wave tilted the Gulf Livestock 1’s hull to the right and the vessel overturned after its engine stopped, according to a statement from the coast guard. Edvardo jumped into the sea wearing a life jacket and was subsequently rescued.

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First Published: Fri, September 04 2020. 02:15 IST
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