Today (16th) around 3 pm, tugboat A, which was working in the sea near Sapsido, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do, capsized, and buoy B ran aground while drifting.

One of the two people on the tug went missing in the accident, and the other was rescued, but is currently unconscious.

The Coast Guard dispatches security ships and aircraft to the scene and conducts maritime search operations.

In the coastal waters off the west coast of South Chungcheong Province, a wind storm warning has been in effect and 2 meter-level waves and strong winds are blowing.

(Photo = Yonhap News, provided by Boryeong Coast Guard)