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'Two dead after Japan navy collision'

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Two men died after their fishing boat collided with a Japanese naval vessel in waters between two of the country's main islands, a report said Thursday. 

A fishing boat (front) floats on the surface of water on January 15, 2014 after a collision with the Japanese naval vessel Osumi (background R) in waters between two of the country's main islands in the Seto Inland Sea off Hiroshima

Television footage showed the upturned hull of a small fishing boat in the Seto Inland Sea off Hiroshima after what the coastguard said was a collision at around 8:00 am (2300 GMT Tuesday) with the 8,900-ton Osumi, a naval transport ship.

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