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2 Chinese crew members rescued after boat capsizes near Dokdo

All News 08:09 October 21, 2021

DONGHAE, South Korea, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- Two Chinese crew members were rescued Thursday after their fishing boat capsized in waters near the country's easternmost islets of Dokdo a day earlier, officials said.

Nine people -- three South Koreans, four Chinese and two Indonesians -- were aboard the 72-ton vessel when it capsized in waters 168 kilometers northeast of Dokdo at 2:24 p.m. on Wednesday.

The two rescued members were being airlifted by a helicopter to a hospital, officials said.


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