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Golden Ray cargo ship: US Coastguard search for missing crew

The US Coastguard has made contact with four missing crew members of a cargo ship that capsized off ..

The US Coastguard has made contact with four missing crew members of a cargo ship that capsized off the coast of the state of Georgia on Sunday.

Car carrier the Golden Ray overturned early on Sunday morning after leaving the port of Brunswick.

Authorities managed to rescue 20 of the crew, but were reportedly forced back by fire, smoke and unstable cargo.

Those remaining on board are all South Korean nationals, the country's foreign ministry said.

Rescuers have now made contact with those crew members still aboard the Golden Ray and are planning an extraction, the US Coastguard has tweeted.

Footage from the scene shows a US coastguard helicopter landing on the heavily listing Golden Ray, and rescue teams assessing whether they can enter the ship through the hull.

Six South Koreans, 13 Filipinos and the US ship pilot were evacuated from the vessel on Sunday, South Korea's foreign ministry reportedly said.

According to MarineTraffic.com, the Golden Ray was en route to Baltimore. The ship was built in 2017 and was reportedly carrying more than 4,000 vehicles when it tipped over.

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Child Immigration Detention is Not Only Wrong, It Is Ineffective

United Nations Network on Migration, 16th September 2019

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Without urgent action, 12 million children will never spend a day at school – UNESCO

UNESCO warns that, without urgent action, 12 million children will never spend a day at school

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Bahamas hurricane toll up to 45, many more missing

NASSAU: Authorities in the Bahamas have updated the death toll from Hurricane Dorian to 45, with pol..

NASSAU: Authorities in the Bahamas have updated the death toll from Hurricane Dorian to 45, with police calling for the public to register details of the many people still missing.

One week after Dorian flattened homes and buildings, a major relief operation is working to deliver supplies to desperate residents seeking food, water and shelter.

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The Royal Bahamas Police Force said that they had found 37 bodies on Abaco island and eight on Grand Bahama island.

READ: Alive but lost: In Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian survivors wonder what next

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A dog walks on top of a roof in a damaged neighborhood in the wake of Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco, Bahamas, on Sep 8, 2019. (Photo: Reuters/Loren Elliott)

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"We anticipate the discovery of more bodies," police said in a statement late Sunday.

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