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Missing Livestock Ship Prompts Search Off Japan

Asia Pacific|Cattle Ship Capsizes Off Japan With Crew and 6,000 CowsThe livestock carrier, which left New Zealand for China last month, sent a distress signal as a typhoon raged in the region. One man was rescued.A Japanese Coast Guard boat rescuing a  man off Amami Oshima Island on Wednesday.Credit…Japan Coast Guard, via Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesSept. 3, 2020Updated 2:30 a.m. ETAs a typhoon barreled through East Asia on Thursday, the Japanese Coast Guard was searching for a livestock ship that capsized in the East China Sea with dozens of crew members and nearly 6,000 cows aboard.A patrol ship rescued one crew member just before midnight on Wednesday, hours after the vessel sent a distress signal in the middle of the night from about 100 nautical miles west of southwestern Japan, officials said.A photo of the rescue released by the Coast Guard showed a crew member bobbing in dark waters amid choppy seas.The rescued man, identified as Sareno Edvardo, 45, of the Philippines, was hos
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