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July 27, 1995 | TERESA WATANABE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Winds and waves widened South Korea's massive oil spill along its pristine southern coast Wednesday, suffocating tens of thousands of fish, wiping out residents' livelihoods, and threatening tourists and resort operators on nearby islands. About 120 vessels and two helicopters were fighting to contain the slick, caused when the Sea Prince, a Cyprus-registered tanker, began leaking an estimated 700 tons of fuel oil after running aground during a fierce typhoon Sunday.
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July 27, 1995 | TERESA WATANABE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Winds and waves widened South Korea's massive oil spill along its pristine southern coast Wednesday, suffocating tens of thousands of fish, wiping out residents' livelihoods, and threatening tourists and resort operators on nearby islands. About 120 vessels and two helicopters were fighting to contain the slick, caused when the Sea Prince, a Cyprus-registered tanker, began leaking an estimated 700 tons of fuel oil after running aground during a fierce typhoon Sunday.
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