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Chinese fisherman killed, two others missing in boat collision

By the CNN Wire Staff
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • A fishing boat collided with a South Korean Coast Guard vessel
  • The boat was poaching in South Korean waters, South Korean state media reported

(CNN) -- A Chinese fishing boat and a South Korean Coast Guard vessel collided Saturday, killing one fisherman, South Korea's official news agency reported.

Two other fishermen are missing, according to the Yonhap News Agency.

The collision happened as the Coast Guard vessel approached the fishing boat, which was poaching in South Korean waters off Eocheong Island, Yonhap reported.

Four Coast Guard officers were also injured when they tried to arrest the fishing boat's crew for poaching, according to Yonhap.