[SHANGHAI] More than 20 people are missing after a tug boat sank in the Yangtze River in China's eastern Jiangsu Province, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported, quoting local authorities.
Seven or eight foreigners working on the boat, including Singaporeans and Japanese, were among the missing, Xinhua reported on Friday.
A French citizen may also be among the missing.
The tug was on a trial voyage when the accident happened on Thursday afternoon, Xinhua said.
Three people had been rescued and a search and rescue mission is underway.