Ten rescued after boat catches fire in Japan

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Ten people were rescued from a burning pleasure boat in Tokyo Bay on Wednesday, the Japan Coast Guard said.

The coast guard said an emergency call was made from the vessel at around 1:00 PM local time reporting that the boat’s engine was on fire.

The boat has sunk, and no injuries have been reported so far.

According to the coast guard, the boat was sailing in the bay some six km northeast of Japan’s Haneda airport.

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