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Ship stranded off southwestern Taiwan, 300 people await rescue

Updated: 04 10 , 2017 13:57
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TAIPEI, April 7 -- A passenger ship became stranded on the open waters about eight nautical miles off Budai Township in southwest Taiwan's Chiayi County at around 6 p.m. Friday, local media reported.

Over 70 people have been rescued so far, and about 300 others are still awaiting rescue. Four ships have been dispatched to join the rescue work.

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