A South Korean coastguard vessel conducts a search operation in the waters between South Korea and Japan. Photo: AP
A South Korean coastguard vessel conducts a search operation in the waters between South Korea and Japan. Photo: AP

2 dead after Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship with 14 Chinese nationals aboard sinks in waters between South Korea and Japan

  • Rescuers are still searching for nine people after vessel capsized early in morning
  • Myanmar national among crew members who died, according to Chinese consulate in Fukuoka

A South Korean coastguard vessel conducts a search operation in the waters between South Korea and Japan. Photo: AP
A South Korean coastguard vessel conducts a search operation in the waters between South Korea and Japan. Photo: AP
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