Ships Collide; Thirteen Missing
Tuesday, December 06, 2005
Thirteen crew members of a South Korean fishing vessel were missing after the boat collided with a Malaysian freighter in the south sea, according to a Korea Times report.
The accident occurred about 20 nautical miles off Chin Island, South Cholla Province, at 3:40 p.m.
Fourteen people were initially reported missing before one was rescued by a passing fishing vessel. The maritime police were in the middle of conducting a search and rescue operation.
Source: The Korea Times