13 Die in South Korean Boat Mishap

Korea coast guard has confirmed that at least 13 workers aboard a fishing vessel died after their boat collided with a refueling vessel and capsized on Sunday.

An official of the maritime security organization added that while seven people had been rescued,  two others were missing, including the boat’s captain.

He said 22 people had been aboard the 9.8-ton fishing boat, which capsized after colliding with the 336-ton refueling vessel in waters off the port city of Incheon.


The official spoke on condition of anonymity, citing office rules. The refueling vessel did not suffer damage.
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