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Argentine trawler goes missing with crew of nine

AFP  |  Buenos Aires 

An Argentine-flagged went missing today with a crew of nine aboard after sending a distress signal, authorities said.

Searchers located a body in the area the boat went missing but it was not immediately clear if it was one of the missing crew.

The 28-meter Rigel sounded its off province's coast, 200 kilometres east of the city of

Two navy ships and a plane were combing the area where a life jacket from the boat was found; other ships in the area also were asked to try to help find the missing crew.

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 07:30 IST