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13 killed, two missing in South Korea boat capsize

IANS | Seoul |

At least 13 people were killed and two others reported missing on Sunday after a South Korean fishing boat capsized off the coast of the city of Incheon.

The 9.77-tonne chartered fishing boat, with two crew members and 20 passengers on board, collided with a 336-tonne tanker in the waters near Yeongheung Island, at 6.12 am, reports Xinhua news agency.

Authorities have mobilised four helicopters and 14 boats for rescue operation.