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Fire breaks out on Panamanian tanker off southern coast

All Headlines 10:44 May 08, 2018

TONGYEONG, South Korea, May 8 (Yonhap) -- A Panamanian oil tanker caught fire in waters off the country's southern coast, authorities said Tuesday.

The accident happened at around 9:10 a.m. in waters about 18 nautical miles south of an island of Tongyeong, about 340 kilometers south of Seoul, the authorities said. Patrol ships were sent to the scene.


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