Sunday, May 27, 2007

South Korean Crewman Missing After Falling Off Ship Near China

A South Korean crewman was reported missing, a day after he fell into sea water from his ship that had just departed a Chinese port, Korean embassy officials said.The Korean freighter was en route to Ulsan in southeast South Korea, from Yantai, southeast China, they said. Just about 10 minutes after departing from Yantai Port, one of the crewmen, Kang Jin-seok, fell into the sea and went missing. It was not known if he had accidentally fallen off the ship.

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