March 23, 2023

North Korean sailors rescued from ship fire, reports Xinhua

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Two North Korean sailors have been rescued after a fire broke out on their cargo ship 31km southeast of Weihai, China, on Wednesday, according to Chinese press agency Xinhua.

The crew placed a call to the maritime search and rescue center of Weihai City at 7.30AM local time.