Boat sinking in the sea (indicative picture)
China’s interference in the Indian Ocean is increasing day by day. On Tuesday, a boat of Chinese fishermen sank in the sea. A total of 39 people including the crew were aboard the boat and all are said to be missing. This incident is being reported around 3 am on Tuesday. Among the 39 people, citizens of many other countries were also on board.
According to broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV), all 39 people on the boat are missing in the incident that happened in the early hours of Tuesday. According to the report, 17 people from China, 17 from Indonesia and 5 from the Philippines were on board the boat. After the incident, the Jinping government has directed to search for the survivors of the incident.
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The news agency The Associated Press has said in its report that after the boat sinking incident, Chinese President Xi Jinping has instructed his diplomats abroad as well as the Ministries of Agriculture and Transport to search for the people on the boat.
The exact location of the boat sinking is not known
The exact location of where the boat full of Chinese fishermen has sunk in the Indian Ocean has not been revealed yet. The incident is also being monitored by the Philippines Court Guard Command Center and the area around the last location of the boat is being searched.
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China is believed to operate the largest fishing fleet in the world. Many such boats in China’s fleet are capable of staying at sea for several months or even years. Nothing was told about how this incident of boat sinking happened in the Indian Ocean. The weather is considered responsible for most of such incidents in the sea.
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