Sinking crane off southern China snaps in half, 12 bodies recovered so far

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Sinking crane off southern China snaps in half, 12 bodies recovered so far” – below is their description.

Twelve bodies have been recovered as of July 4, 2022, after a floating crane sank off the coast of southern China during Typhoon Chaba. Crew members aboard the floating crane Fujing 001 were reportedly working on a wind power project on July 2, when its mooring chain broke during the storm. The crane snapped in half and sank into the water. While four crew members have been rescued, 14 others remain missing.

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