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Japanese cargo ship, freighter collide; one man reported missing

Sept. 27, 2013 at 9:33 AM   |   Comments

TOKYO, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Five men were injured and one was missing Friday after a cargo ship collided with a freighter and capsized south of Tokyo, the Japanese coast guard said. 

The 498-ton cargo ship Eifuku Maru No. 18 and 2,962-ton freighter Jia Hui collided about 62 miles from Tokyo and 7 miles west of Izu-Oshima Island, Kyodo News reported.

The coast guard said it had rescued the men who were injured and was searching for a sixth man. All had been on the cargo vessel.

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