PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, December 5. /TASS/. The death toll in the sinking of South Korea’s Oryong-501 fishing trawler in the Bering Sea off the coast of Russia's far eastern Chukotka region reached 27, head of the local sea rescue center Artur Rets told TASS on Friday.
“Six more bodies were found in the area of accident. However, the figure may change soon: we are expecting reports from those who continue searches in the sea,” he said.
Another 28 people are still missing.