S. Korea finds 3 dead people on capsized Chinese fishing ship

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South Korean authorities on Sunday informed the Chinese Embassy of the discovery of a likely Chinese fishing vessel which capsized near Baengnyeong Island, Incheon, South Korea, and found three dead people, according to the Department of Consular Affairs of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

South Korean coast guards reach the capsized fishing boat near South Korea's western waters, Jan. 21, 2018. Three people were found dead as a suspected Chinese fishing boat capsized near South Korea's western waters, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday. [Photo/Xinhua]

The Chinese embassy said it has asked Seoul to search for other crew members and identify them.

Three dead crew members have been found, but the nationality of the vessel and of the crew members have not yet been identified. 

The Chinese Embassy said it will continue to monitor the situation.

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