Japanese destroyer runs aground, leaks oil: report
Updated 17:24, 10-Jan-2023

A Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) destroyer ran aground in waters off western Japan, local media cited the Japan Coast Guard as saying on Tuesday.

According to the reports, the Inazuma destroyer is leaking oil following the vessel apparently hitting some rocks on the seabed.

The incident was reported to the coast guard at around 12:30 p.m (local time) by the crew of the destroyer.

The vessel stopped in the Seto Inland Sea after the sound of an impact was heard, the coast guard said.

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency

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