Fishing vessel sank after colliding with rock, says Coast Guard.
ANKARA (AA) – Twenty-two Chinese sailors were rescued on Friday after their fishing boat sank in South Korea’s southern waters, the Coast Guard said.
According to Yonhap News Agency, the 1,000-ton Chinese vessel sank after collision with a rock.
The South Korean Coast Guard dispatched its team after Chinese authorities alerted them of the incident after receiving a distress call from the boat.
The Coast Guard said that all the crew members have been safely evacuated and shifted to a secure place.