Published on March 8, 2017 by David Rider · No Comments
Investigation into death begins.
S. Korean sailor with anti-piracy unit found dead in Oman
A sailor from the South Korean naval unit dispatched to the Gulf of Aden on an anti-piracy mission was found dead in Oman’s southern port city of Salalah, the defense ministry said Wednesday.
The 27-year-old petty officer first class, only known by his family name Park, was found lying on the floor of a local swimming pool in Salalah on Tuesday afternoon (local time). He was pronounced dead on arrival to a local hospital, a ministry official said in a briefing.
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