Eight 'North Korean fishermen' wash ashore in Japan

Eight 'North Korean fishermen' wash ashore in Japan
 

A boat carrying eight men claiming to be North Korean fishermen has washed ashore the coast in Japan.
Japanese police said the men were found at Yurihonjo city's marina late on Thursday, and taken into custody.
The men had told authorities that their boat experienced difficulties and they ended up drifting into Japanese waters.
Japan regularly sees North Korean fishing boats straying into its territory, and its coastguard has occasionally had to rescue fishermen.
But sometimes the boats - often simple or rickety vessels - are found with bodies onboard, indicating that the vessels had been... read more

 
24 November 2017 in World News, Views: 70
Source: BBC
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