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THREE CREW MISSING AFTER COLLISION OF JAPANESE CARGO SHIP AND TANKER

NNA – Japanese coast guard ships and aircraft were searching on Friday for three missing crew of a cargo ship that capsized and sank after a collision with a Marshall Islands-registered tanker in the Seto Inland Sea, authorities said.

The Byakko sank at about 2:40 a.m. after colliding with the chemical tanker just before midnight in the Kurushima Strait, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told a news conference.

 

Source: National News Agency-Lebanon

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