At Least Eight Killed as Fishing Boat Collides with Bunker Tanker Off South Korea
SEOUL, Dec 3 (Reuters)– A South Korean angling watercraft tipped over off the nation’s western coastline on Sunday after it rammed a refueling vessel, eliminating 8 individuals, South Korea’s coastline guard claimed.
The watercraft was bring 2 seafarers and also 20 guests when the crash happened in waters near Incheon west of Seoul, a coastline guard authorities informed a media rundown.
Two individuals stay absent and also a search and also rescue procedure entailing 5 helicopters and also 19 vessels is underway.
President Moon Jae- in purchased all steps be required to locate those missing out on, his workplace informed press reporters.
Those saved from the water have actually been sent out to neighboring medical facilities, the coastline guard claimed.
The factor for the crash has yet to be validated, according to the coastline guard. (Reporting by Haejin Choi; Editing by Michael Perry)
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