10 US sailors missing following collision between USS John S McCain and oil tanker at Singapore

  • USS John S McCain, a guided-missile destroyer, today collided with an oil tanker near the eastern coast of Singapore and after that 10 sailors have gone missing. Five others have been injured in the accident as well. A number of search and rescue teams from the US, Singapore, and Malaysia have been deployed in order to find the missing soldiers. Patrol ships, tug boats, and helicopters have been employed for the purpose. This is the fourth accident involving a US warship in Asian waters this year.

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