Beijing, Apr 6 (PTI) A cargo ship sank in China’s east Zhejiang province today, killing one person, authorities said.

Twelve people were rescued.

The Donghai Rescue Bureau of the Ministry of Transport said 13 people were on-board the ship ‘Dapujiang’ when it sank in the early morning in waters near Zhoushan city.

A rescue vessel from the bureau, which went there in the early hours, found 10 of the crew on board a life raft while three others were listed missing.

A helicopter joined the search later and located two of the missing, who are now said to now in a stable condition.

Rescuers found a body later, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.