Unidentified Body Found on Yeongheung Island

Write : 2017-12-05 10:15:52 Update : 2017-12-05 11:07:35

Unidentified Body Found on Yeongheung Island

An unidentified body was found on a beach on Yeongheung Island as the search for two missing victims of a fishing boat accident continues. 

The Korea Coast Guard is trying to verify if it is one of the two people missing after a fishing boat capsized following a collision with an oil tanker on Sunday.
Ongjin County in Incheon and the Coast Guard said the body was found Tuesday morning. 
Thirteen people were killed and two people went missing on Sunday when a fishing vessel capsized off the coast of Incheon, west of Seoul.
The Coast Guard said that the nine-ton fishing boat, carrying two crew and 20 passengers, capsized after colliding with a 330-ton tanker in the waters near Yeongheung Island at around 6:10 a.m.

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