More than 10 crew from North Korean ship rescued: Japan Coast Guard
07 Oct 2019
A Japanese boat (top R) commences rescue work as a life boat from a North Korean fishing vessel (bottom R) floats in the sea, northwest of Noto Peninsular, Japan. Reuters
Japan's Coast Guard said on Monday more than 10 crew members of the North Korean fishing vessel involved in an accident with a Japanese patrol boat were rescued.
The Coast Guard earlier said about 20 of the North Korean ship’s crew were adrift in the Sea of Japan following the accident, which happened 350 km (217 miles) northwest of Noto peninsula, central Japan, at around 9:10am. (0010 GMT).