Yacht with 11 passengers onboard catches fire in China

A yacht with 11 passengers onboard caught fire in eastern China.

Footage of the incident, filmed in the city of Shanghai, shows flames and thick smoke billowing from the vessel as passengers in life jackets stand at the stern waiting for help.

Nine passengers on the yacht and two in the river were rescued by police officers in less than 10 minutes.

See what happens in the video above.