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Livestock ship carrying 42 crew sinks off Japan’s coast | KRVN Radio

Livestock ship carrying 42 crew sinks off Japan’s coast

Livestock ship carrying 42 crew sinks off Japan’s coast

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese rescuers are searching for a livestock ship that a survivor said sank with 42 crew members aboard during rough weather off a southern Japanese island.

A Filipino crew member was rescued after surveillance aircraft spotted him wearing a life vest and bobbing in the water. The ship, which was carrying 5,800 cows to China, sent a distress call early Wednesday while a typhoon was pounding the area.

The coast guard says the man told rescuers the ship capsized and then sank. The weather was clear on Thursday as the search continued.

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