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2010 Eocheong boat collision incident

The 2010 Eocheong boat collision incident occurred on December 18, 2010 off Eocheong island about 270 km near Gunsan in the Yellow Sea.[1][2] It was a conflict between the Republic of Korea Coast Guard boat and fishermen of People's Republic of China nationality.

Incident

About 50 Chinese fisherman boats were illegally fishing off the Eocheng island area. The Republic of Korea Coast Guard boat shot them with water cannons to move them back.[3] One of the 63 tonne Chinese fishing boats then intentionally collided with the 3,000 tonne South Korean coastguard ship.[1][2] The fishing boat then capsized.[2]

The coastguard officers tried to arrest the fisherman for illegally fishing off the island. The fisherman resisted arrest and fought with steel bars, clubs and shovels.[2][4][5] In the confrontation, four Korean coastguard officers were injured, including fractured arms and other injuries.[1][2] One Chinese fisherman died and two others were missing. Eight boats and four helicopters later searched for the missing fishermen.[1] The fisherman who died had fallen unconscious after the collision and went into a coma, dying at a hospital in Gunsan.[1][2]

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