8 missing after ship sinks between Japan, South Korea

Members of the South Korean Coast Guard search for survivors after the Hong Kong registered Jin Tian sinks off southwestern Japan. – South Korea Coast Guard handout pic, January 25, 2023.

JAPAN and South Korea’s coast guards were searching today for eight crew from a cargo ship that sank between the two countries, after 14 others were rescued.

“A total of 14 have been rescued,” a spokesman for the Japanese coast guard told AFP.

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