Russia Detains Two N.Korean Vessels After Attack

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

September 17, 2019

Russian border guards detained two North Korean racketeering vessels in Russian territorial waters in the Sea of Japan after one of them attacked a Russian patrol ship, the TASS news agency cited the FSB security service as saying on Tuesday.

"The crew of a North Korean schooner (more than 45 people) carried out an armed attack on a border patrol ship's inspection team. Three military personnel were injured," the TASS news agency cited the Federal Security Service (FSB) as saying.

(Reporting by Polina Ivanova; Writing by Anastasia Teterevleva)

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