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Taiwanese rescue in typhoon seas after cargo ship sinks

Taiwanese coastguards have faced typhoon-forced winds to rescue 18 crew members from a sinking cargo ship.

Typhoon Megi is heading to southern China after it hit the north of the country on Monday, killing at least 10 people.

One crew member from the sunken cargo ship has died and four other crew members are missing.

The dramatic rescue of one crew member from the Xin Yi was caught on film.

  • 19 Oct 2010