October 07 2019
A North Korean fishing vessel suspected of poaching has sunk after colliding with a Japanese patrol boat, reports the Japan Times.
The incident occurred on Monday about 220 miles (350 kilometers) northwest of the Noto peninsula in Ishikawa prefecture, said the Japanese Fisheries Agency.
The Okuni, a 1,300-ton patrol boat, had ordered the North Korean vessel to leave Japan's exclusive economic zone when the fishing boat made a sharp turn, resulting in a collision.
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
Military Periscope FEDLINK information
Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065
Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.
600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,
Washington DC, 20037, USA.
©Military Periscope 2022
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.