2021-10-21

Korean fishing boat capsized 2 Chinese crew still missing Chinese Embassy: urgent contact with family members

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Beijing, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) according to the website of the Chinese Embassy in South Korea, on October 21, the spokesman of the Chinese Embassy in South Korea introduced the search and rescue disposal on the disappearance of four Chinese crew members on board due to the capsizing of a South Korean fishing boat

according to the ROK, at about 1400 local time on October 20, a South Korean fishing boat capsized 168 kilometers northeast of Dokdo (called Takeshima in Japan), and nine crew members on board fell into the water and disappeared, including four Chinese citizens, three South Korean crew members and two Indonesian crew members. The South Korean government urgently sent four naval vessels, three helicopters, one fixed wing aircraft, two official ships and two civilian fishing boats to the incident area for search and rescue. According to the latest news, two Chinese crew members and one South Korean crew member were rescued at about 7 a.m. on the 21st. They were rushed to a hospital on Yuling island by South Korean helicopter for treatment. No other survivors have been found

Korean fishing boat capsized 2 Chinese crew still missing Chinese Embassy: urgent contact with family members

the Chinese Embassy in South Korea attaches great importance to it, immediately starts the emergency mechanism, establishes a hotline with the maritime police and other departments, and promotes the South Korean side to make every effort to search for the missing and treat the rescued. At present, our museum is in urgent contact with the families of the four crew members in conjunction with the relevant local governments to properly handle the follow-up