2 dead, 6 believed missing in sinking of Chinese vessel off coast of Mexico
PHOENIX - Two Chinese sailors died and six are believed to be missing after their boat sank in the Pacific Ocean, an official at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base said Sunday.


Maj. Sarah Schwennesen said that a Venezuelan fishing boat reported finding 11 sailors floating in a raft Friday afternoon.


She said the Venezuelan crew said four sailors were badly burned. Two later died of their injuries. (AP)