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7 missing sailors found dead aboard stricken U.S. destroyer following collision off Japan

2017-06-19 09:05:35       source:Xinhua News Agency

June 18, 2017

"All seven bodies of U.S. sailors missing after a collision between the U.S. Navy's guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald and a Philippine container vessel have been found aboard the stricken destroyer, local media here reported Sunday.

According to Japan's public broadcaster NHK, all seven bodies of the missing sailors were found aboard the destroyer in areas that had become flooded after the collision, such as a living space and a machine room."

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