Fishing boat capsizes in South Korea, eight deadStaff Writer | December 3, 2017
A South Korean fishing boat capsized off the country’s western coast after it collided with a refueling vessel, killing eight people, South Korea’s coast guard said.
Fishing Two people remain missing
Two people remain missing and a search and rescue operation involving five helicopters and 19 vessels is underway.
President Moon Jae-in ordered all measures be taken to find those missing, his office told reporters.
Those rescued from the water have been sent to nearby hospitals, the coast guard said.
The reason for the collision has yet to be confirmed, according to the coast guard. ■