Ten persons are reported missing after a fishing vessel-Comforter 2- sunk last Friday offshore Elmina are still missing.
Rainbowradioonline.com gathered that the body of the captain of the vessel, a Chinese has been retrieved from the vessel with over 20 sailors of both Ghanaian and Chinese nationality
The Western Regional Director of the Fisheries Commission, Joseph Yeboah, who confirmed the story said 14 persons have been rescued with 10 more still missing.
“The accident happened on Friday afternoon and some two of the sailors managed to swim till they were picked up by a sister vessel around 10 pm.”
“The vessel went back to the incident place to search and picked some three more sailors plus the Captain, who was then dead. Nine others were picked up by a canoe and were sent to Elmina and later went to Tema. In all, 15 sailors have been recovered with the Captain dead and others injured. There are 10 more sailors still been searched for now“, he said.