Chinese fishing boat sinks off S. Korea's west coast, leaving 7 crew members missing

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Chinese fishing boat sinks off S. Korea's west coast, leaving 7 crew members missing
Photo unrelated to event (123rf)A Chinese fishing boat capsized in waters off the southwestern city of Gunsan on Wednesday, leaving seven crew members missing, Coast Guard officials said.

According to the Coast Guard, the 239-ton vessel capsized shortly after midnight in waters 124 kilometers southwest of Gunsan’s Eocheong Island.

Of the 15 crewmen aboard the ship, eight have been rescued, but a search is still under way to rescue the seven others. (Yonhap)

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