Fishermen missing off Korea

Five crew members, including two Indonesians, are missing after a South Korean fishing boat sank in waters off the country’s south-east coast.

Officials said 25 people were aboard the 129-ton boat this morning when it sank 43 miles (69 kilometres) off the South Korean port city of Busan.

Coast Guard ships and a helicopter are searching the area for the missing crew members, but high waves are hampering the operation.

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