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Typhoon Bolaven hits S Korea, 28 fishermen missing

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 09:52

Zeenews Bureau

Tokyo: At least 28 Chinese fishermen went missing early Tuesday after two boats capsized in rough seas off South Korea`s Jeju Island after Typhoon Bolaven hit the area.

Six people were rescued while search operations have started for those who are missing, as per a CNN report.

Typhoon Bolaven has headed towards Korean Peninsula after it hit Okinawa where 5 people were reportedly injured.

A storm warning was issued in Seoul as Typhoon Bolaven struck in the south and west areas of the country.

South Korean officials are predicting strong winds and 40-100 millimeters (1.6-3.9 inches) of rain in Seoul.

(With Agency Inputs)

First Published: Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 09:34
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