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Three Russian border agents injured in armed attack by North Korean poaching schooner

Source: TASS

The crew of a poaching vessel from North Korea has attacked a Russian border patrol ship in the Sea of Japan, the FSB reported to the wire service TASS. Three Russian servicemembers were injured as a result.

The Russian crew was working to prevent illegal fishing at the time of the attack. It spotted two North Korean poaching schooners and 11 motorboats, arresting one schooner crew with 21 members.

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