Owners of Jumbo Floating Restaurant backtrack on sinking claims as authorities investigate

Owners of Jumbo Floating Restaurant backtrack on sinking claims as authorities investigate.

Owners, Jumbo Floating Restaurant, authorities

Hong Kong (CNN)The owners of an iconic Hong Kong floating restaurant that made headlines around the world after reports emerged it had sunk at sea, appeared Thursday to walk-back earlier claims it was beyond salvageable, insisting the vessel "was still in the waters" near the Paracel Islands, as calls grow for a full investigation into the incident.

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