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3 missing, 37 rescued as boat catches fire off Antarctica

The Associated Press reports from WELLINGTON, New Zealand:

Three Korean fishermen are missing while another 37 have been rescued after their vessel burst into flames in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica.

The Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand says the 167-foot Jeong Woo 2 sent out a distress call early Wednesday morning and two nearby fishing vessels rushed to help out. Continue reading.