Six seamen still missing after sinking of S. Korean ship off Japanese coast

Japanese patrol ships are seeking six crew members, including three Koreans, still missing Thursday, one day after their vessel sank in waters off Japan’s southeast coast in bad weather, the Korea Coast Guard said.

Japanese maritime police have collected the bodies of one South Korean and two Myanmarese crewmen near the scene during a search operation that began Wednesday evening, a coast guard official here said.