Boat Accident in South Korea – level 3

12-12-2017 07:00

A chartered fishing boat in South Korea was carrying 20 passengers and two crew during a fishing tour when it crashed into a 338-ton fuel tanker. The collision reportedly took place when passing under a bridge.

The 10-ton fishing boat then capsized, causing the 22 people to be stuck in the ship or fall into the water. While there were no reported injuries on board the tanker, 13 people from the fishing boat were found dead and two, including the captain, were missing.

Difficult words: chartered (hired), reportedly (according to what some say), capsize (overturn in the water).

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