QINGDAO, June 14 (Xinhua) -- Two people have been found dead and four others remained missing after a fishing boat capsized off the coast of east China's Shandong Province Wednesday, local authorities said Thursday.
The maritime search and rescue center in Qingdao received a report at about 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, saying that a fishing boat with six crew members aboard went missing in the Jiaozhou Bay, said the Qingdao Municipal Ocean and Fisheries Administration.
The center has sent and coordinated a total of 19 ships to join in the search and rescue operation. Two bodies of the crew members have been recovered.
The search and rescue operation for the other four is still under way.