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Ten sailors missing after U.S. warship, tanker collide near Singapore

23:16 EDT 20 Aug 2017 | Yahoo News

Ten sailors missing after U.S. warship, tanker collide near SingaporeBy Fathin Ungku and Masayuki Kitano SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ten sailors are missing and five were injured after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, the second accident involving U.S. Navy destroyers in Asian waters in little more than two months. The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with the merchant vessel Alnic MC before dawn while heading to Singapore for a routine port call, the Navy said in a statement. "Initial reports indicate John S. McCain sustained damage to her port side aft," the Navy said.


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