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Japanese, South Korean trawlers collide in Sea of Japan, 13 rescued

November 15, 2018 3:27 AM
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TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean trawler and a Japanese fishing boat collided in the Sea of Japan on Thursday about 330 km (205 miles) northeast of an island claimed by both countries, officials said.

Part of the 48-tonne South Korean trawler was submerged after the collision, which occurred at 9:38 a.m. local time (0038 GMT), a South Korean Coast Guard official said.

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