29 C
Agartala
Friday, March 1, 2024

2 missing after cargo ship capsizes off western Japan

Date:

A cargo ship capsized in waters off the coast of Wakayama Prefecture, western Japan, late Thursday night, after apparently colliding with another freighter, leaving two crew members missing, local media reported on Friday.

A Liberian-registered cargo ship made an emergency call at around 11:40 p.m. local time, reporting that it had collided with a Japanese cargo vessel Izumi Maru in the Kii Channel off the prefecture, Kyodo News reported, citing the country’s coast guard.

The Izumi Maru capsized, with three of the five crew members of the 499-ton cargo vessel rescued, while two others are missing, the report said.

The Japan coast guard rescuers are searching for the remaining two, it added.

There are no reports of injuries to the crew of the Liberian-flagged ship.

Share post:

Subscribe

Adspot_imgspot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

Tripura Police foils smuggling attempt as cops recover stolen bikes in Madhupur

BY TC News Desk Agartala,  29th February 2024 :   In...

Police bust buffalo smuggling racket at Dharmanagar, arrest two

BY TC News Desk Agartala,  29th February 2024 :   The...

Teenager dies after being found unconscious at neighbor’s house

BY TC News Desk Agartala,  29th February 2024 :  A...

Governor Indra Sena Reddy Nallu urges officials to work for public welfare and development in South district

BY TC News Desk Agartala,  29th February 2024 : Governor...