A South Korean navy ship has sunk off the country's southwest coast. The ship collided with a fishing boat on Wednesday evening, killing one sailor and leaving two missing.
A South Korean Navy ship has sunk of the coast Wednesday, leaving one crew member dead and two others missing. It happened after the 150 ton vessel collided with a 270 ton fishing boat near the southern island of Jeju Wednesday night.
The defense ministry says 28 sailors have been rescued.
"Small ships are speedy and they are not easily located by radar."
Last March South Korea lost a warship sunk by a torpedo.
Forty-six crew perished in the attack, which South Korea blames on its communist neighbor, North Korea.