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N.Korea fishing boat, Japan patrol boat collide in Sea of Japan -Coast Guard

Reuters | Tokyo | Updated: 07-10-2019 08:33 IST | Created: 07-10-2019 08:20 IST
N.Korea fishing boat, Japan patrol boat collide in Sea of Japan -Coast Guard
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A Japanese patrol boat and a large North Korean fishing vessel collided, flooding the latter and leaving about 20 of its crew adrift in the Sea of Japan, Japan's Coast Guard said on Monday.

The Japanese boat, which belongs to the Fisheries Agency, was attempting to rescue the crew, a spokesman at the Coast Guard said.

Also Read: Coast Guard seizes Lankan fishing boat


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