1st LD Writethru: One dead, one missing after boats collision in W. Japan
OSAKA, Feb 24, 2013 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
Two fishing boats capsized after
collision with a cargo ship from China's Taiwan in waters in Osaka
Bay in western Japan on Monday morning, leaving one crew member on
the fishing boats dead and another missing, local press reported.
The accident occurred at around 6:00 a.m. local time when the
two fishing boats collided with a Taiwan-registered cargo ship (
There were four crew members on the two fishing boats. Three
were rescued, but one of them died at the hospital.
Local authorities are still searching for the missing one.
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