Threesome still missing in North Sea

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The search for three people in The North Sea has lasted all day and has so far been in vain. Two of the men come from the Philippines and one from Indonesia. They have been missing since their boat sank Sunday night after a collision with a fishing boat.Three lifeboats, two helicopters, a naval vessel and ten fishing boats searched the entire area for more than thirteen hours, looking for the missing crew members. The search above water was finally suspended at 15:30.


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Under water, divers from the Navy kept looking for a while longer, using cameras. They looked around the wreck and in a number of compartments, but the three were not found.

By Monday night the divers also had to stop looking because of the current. Tomorrow the Coast Guard will consider the course of the search.

The three missing crew were on a ship that had to prevent other ships from getting too close to an oil rig during activities.

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