Cambodia searches for 23 missing Chinese after boat sinks

Cambodian rescue teams searched on Friday for 23 Chinese nationals missing after their boat sank near islands off a coastal town popular with tourists and gamblers.

Authorities rescued 18 people after the boat went down early on Thursday off the town of Sihanoukville, the provincial government said in a statement.

It was not clear what caused the boat to sink. Authorities are questioning survivors, who were taken to a nearby island.

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