BEIJING -- Eight people were missing following the collision Friday of a ferry carrying 34 people and a cargo ship in China's Zhujiang River, Xinhua reported.
The report said the other 26 people were rescued.
The incident occurred Friday morning near Guangdong Province in the southern part of the country. The report said the ferry bumped into the cargo ship loaded with sand near the Hedong Bridge in Guangzhou.
The ferry sunk but the cargo ship wasn't severely damaged.
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