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Ship sinks in South Korea with 22 crew members on board

Asia (bbabo.net), - A cargo ship with 22 crew members on board sank off the coast of the South Korean island of Jeju, according to Yonhap news agency.

It is noted that the Hong Kong-registered ship Jin Tian, carrying timber, sank 148.2 km southeast of the city of Seogwipo on Jeju Island on Wednesday night.

There were 22 crew members on board: 14 citizens of China and eight from Myanmar.

According to the Coast Guard, two crew members were rescued, the search for the rest continues.

Ship sinks in South Korea with 22 crew members on board