Seven missing after USS Fitzgerald collides with merchant ship off Japan

Japanese coast guard officials dispatched patrol vessels and … A concerned parent wrote on the ship’s Facebook page: “The news just reported 7 missing sailors, this is making my heart ache, please let us know soon! Praying for all aboard!”
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