3 missing after fishing boat capsizes off Pohang

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3 missing after fishing boat capsizes off Pohang

Pohang Coast Guard in North Gyeongsang Province search for three missing sailors from a vessel that caught a blaze 81.5 kilometers off southeastern coast of Pohang in Saturday morning. Yonhap

Three people went missing after a fishing boat capsized off South Korea's southeastern coast Saturday, the Coast Guard.

Around 8:20 a.m., officers received a report that the 9.77-ton boat with a crew of six was found capsized after catching fire about 81.5 kilometers east of Pohang.

A Pohang Coast Guard vessel searches for the three missing sailors from a capsized fishing boat that caught fire in waters off Pohang on the southeastern coast, Saturday. Yonhap

Coastguards rescued the ship's captain and two others, they said.

The rescuer services have deployed 21 ships, seven aircraft and five civilian fishing boats to search for the three missing crewmembers. (Yonhap)


Pohang Coast Guard in North Gyeongsang Province search for three missing sailors from a vessel that caught a blaze 81.5 kilometers off southeastern coast of Pohang in Saturday morning. Yonhap

Three people went missing after a fishing boat capsized off South Korea's southeastern coast Saturday, the Coast Guard.

Around 8:20 a.m., officers received a report that the 9.77-ton boat with a crew of six was found capsized after catching fire about 81.5 kilometers east of Pohang.

A Pohang Coast Guard vessel searches for the three missing sailors from a capsized fishing boat that caught fire in waters off Pohang on the southeastern coast, Saturday. Yonhap

Coastguards rescued the ship's captain and two others, they said.

The rescuer services have deployed 21 ships, seven aircraft and five civilian fishing boats to search for the three missing crewmembers. (Yonhap)




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