A trawler under the flag of Taiwan with 52 passengers on Board burns in the Pacific ocean. On Wednesday reported the Japanese coast guard. Japanese rescuers are directed to a fishing vessel Chin Chun.
The Taiwanese ship caught fire in 510 miles from shore after colliding with another ship, reports the Agency Kyodo.
Information about the victims and about the second ship, which collided with the trawler Chin Chun, yet.
As reported by RIA “Novosti”, the incident occurred East of the city of Miyako in Iwate Prefecture, after the Japanese coast guard received a distress call and sent a patrol boat to the burning Taiwanese fishing boat.