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2 missing after vessels collide

From Times Wire Reports

A North Korean fishing boat and a South Korean cargo ship collided early today, leaving two North Koreans missing, officials said.

The collision occurred near the eastern sea border between the Koreas, said a South Korean Defense Ministry official.

The official said two of four North Koreans aboard the fishing boat were rescued.

Kim Young-il, a spokesman for the Unification Ministry, said the South Korean ship was carrying sand from North Korea.

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