Cruise ship guest dies after going overboard

Cruise ship guest dies after going overboard

Monday, 13 May, 2024 0

A cruise ship passenger has died after going overboard during a cruise the East Sea, off the South Korea coast.

It happened just 30 minutes after the ship left Jumunjin port.

The 65-year old man was quickly recovered from the water but died in hospital.

Two crew members jumped into the sea to help and one was later taken to hospital suffering from hypothermia.

The man, who has not been named yet, was rushed to a nearby hospital but later died, the Korea Coast Guard said.

The Coast Guard is currently carrying out an investigation. 

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