Japan rescues 60 crew from North Korean fishing vessel

Reuters | Published: October 07, 2019 17:21:21 | Updated: October 08, 2019 16:41:11

Japan has rescued about 60 North Korean crew members from fishing vessel that sank after colliding with a Japanese patrol boat that was chasing it out of Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ), public broadcaster NHK said.

All North Korean crew members who abandoned the fishing vessel have been rescued, NHK reported, without saying where it obtained the information.

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