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MOSCOW, January 11 (Itar-Tass) — Two Russian sailors have been rescued from a South Korean fishing ship which caught fire near the Antarctic coast, the Russian embassy in Australia told Itar-Tass.
According to reports available the two Russian sailors were on board the ship, said Second secretary of the Russian embassy in Australia Maxim Chernyshev. At present, the two Russian sailors are on board a neighboring ship. Their life is not under threat, the diplomat said.
The South Korean ship caught fire in Ross Sea 600 kilometers north of the McMurdo Antarctic Station. The causes of the fire were not immediately known.
Rescue Coordination Center New Zealand (RCCNZ) spokeswoman Sharon Cuzens said a distress call was made last night. There were 40 crewmen on board, the spokeswoman said.