South Korean navy boat alert in an explosion sank the Korean Peninsula and the western waters
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SEOUL, March 27 (Reporter Ji Long Ban Wei) Integrated Korean media reports, South Korean navy “security” guard boats in the evening of 26 When the Korean Peninsula and the western waters of duty “due to an explosion in the stern sank after a huge hole.”
According to South Korean YTN television and other media reports, the 1200-ton “security” was on the western waters between Qingdao paekyong and large patrol, an explosion in the stern after 21:45 (Beijing time 20:45) sank.
According to reports, the sinking of the guard boat was carrying 104 South Korean Navy, many people jumped into the sea when the boat sank. To the local time at 0:30 on the 27th Xu, 58 people were rescued, rescue work is currently underway.
guard boat sank after the incident, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak convened an emergency minister of defense, National Intelligence Director, Minister of Foreign Affairs and other relevant staff held an emergency security meeting.
Jinen Hui, according to Cheong Wa Dae spokesman said Lee Myung-bak instructed at the meeting, to identify the truth, but to save even more important thing, we must go all out.
According to Yonhap, South Korean military Joint Chiefs of Staff Director of Intelligence operations 27 am Lee Ki-sik, said: “our military guard boat of unknown cause broke holes and sank 58 boats and 104 people were rescued. “He said,” and after dawn, as soon as possible to identify the cause and take appropriate measures. ”
In addition, around midnight the night of 26 South Korean National Police Agency issued an emergency order, the command in Seoul, Gyeonggi, Gangwon-do Incheon and all over the Police Department into the “two state of emergency.”