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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Russia Says One Detained N Korean Poacher Died

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7Dnews London

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:37 GMT

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Friday September 20th that one North Korean poacher, captured by Russian border guards in the Sea of Japan, has died, Reuters cited the Interfax news agency.

A Russian border patrol discovered two North Korean schooners and 11 motorboats fishing illegally off its far eastern coast on Tuesday and detained the first vessel, prompting the second one to open fire, Russian news agencies reported.

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