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Hope fades after sinking off Antarctica

A day after a South Korean fishing boat sank north of Antarctica, the search for 17 men still missing was being scaled back Monday. It is increasingly unlikely that more survivors will be found, NZTV One News in New Zealand reported.

Forty-two people were aboard the No. 1 In Sung when it sank some 1,900 miles southeast of New Zealand. The boat's owners say it might have hit an iceberg.

Five people are confirmed dead and 20 were rescued.

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