Today (23rd) around 4 pm, a large fishing boat over 300 tons sank in the sea near Geoje City.

There were 10 people on board.

Currently, seven have been safely rescued, but the remaining three are still being searched.

Reporter Seo Dong-gyun.


A man in a life jacket floats in jeopardy over the overflowing waves.

The offshore police officer throws a rescue tube, but it is not easy to rescue in the strong waves that make it difficult to stand.

At around 3:50 pm this afternoon, a large 339t-class fishing boat sank in the sea near 1km southeast of Geoje City.

After receiving the captain's report, the Coast Guard and Navy mobilized 18 ships and 3 aircraft to rescue.

There were 9 Koreans and 1 Indonesian on board.

So far, 7 people have been rescued, but the remaining 3 are missing.

The rescued sailors are said to be in good health.

[Marine Police Officer: The weather is very bad.

I'm working on (search) right now, so I have to wait...

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storm warning is in effect on the southern coast of Geojedo Island, with a wave height of more than 3m and strong winds of about 15m per second.

While nighttime search work continues, the cause of the ship's sinking is unknown to date.

(Video editing: Hwang Ji-young, material provided: Tongyeong Maritime Police Station)