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Two people were killed and two others remain missing after an 18-ton fishing boat caught fire in the Pacific southeast of Tokyo, Japan Coast Guard officials said Wednesday.

A coast guard airplane spotted the tuna trawler Koei Maru, with a crew of two Japanese and three Indonesians, in flames about 180 km east-northeast of Hachijo Island after 2 p.m. Tuesday, the officials said.

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