S.Korea arrests two in oil spill, to seek charges

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SEOUL, Dec 25 (Reuters) - South Korea has arrested a tugboat captain and barge commander involved in the country's worst oil spill and plans to indict them on negligence and pollution charges early next year, a coast guard official said on Tuesday. The accident occurred when a crane mounted on a Samsung Heavy Industries Co. barge collided with a Hong Kong-registered tanker on Dec. 7, spilling more than 10,500 tonnes of crude oil that washed up on west coast beaches, including a nature ...

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