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S. Korean fishing boat capsizes 10 dead 8 believed missing




(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) SEOUL Dhu-AlQa'dah 22 1436 September 06 2015 SPA -- Ten people died and eight others were believed to be missing after a boat carrying passengers on a fishing trip capsized off South Korea's southern coast officials said Sunday AP reported.
Three people were rescued and flown to a hospital with injuries that weren't life-threatening Jeju coast guard officers said on condition of anonymity because of office rules. Dozens of ships searched the area for survivors.
The 9.8-ton boat Dolphin lost communication with another boat on Saturday evening and was found Sunday morning north of the resort island of Jeju.
A survivor said the boat quickly capsized after being caught by nets for fish farms according to a coast guard statement. Coast guard officers said that the exact cause of the capsizing was still unknown and that weather conditions at the time of the incident weren't really bad.
--SPA
15:30 LOCAL TIME 12:30 GMT


S. Korean fishing boat capsizes 10 dead 8 believed missing

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