4 Dead In New Zealand Fishing Boat Sinking


The New Zealand police said on the 21st that a fishing boat carrying 10 people sank in the northern waters of the North Island of New Zealand on the evening of the 20th. Rescuers have found the remains of four victims, rescued five people, and one is still missing.

A New Zealand police spokesman reported on the 21st that on the evening of the 20th local time, the Coastal Rescue Department received a distress signal from the vessel. The weather in the area of the incident was extremely bad at the time. The rescue helicopter rescued 5 people near the wreck site overnight, and then found 4 bodies one after another.

According to local media reports, the boat is 17 meters long and belongs to a local fishing and sightseeing company. In addition to the captain and a sailor, the other eight were fishing tourists from Auckland, New Zealand's largest city.