Russia detains two North Korean vessels after attack on ship

Following an attack on a Russian patrol ship, two North Korean racketeering vessels were detained. (File photo: Reuters)

Russian border guards detained two North Korean racketeering vessels in Russian territorial waters in the Sea of Japan after one of them attacked a Russian patrol ship, the TASS news agency cited the FSB security service as saying on Tuesday.

“The crew of a North Korean schooner (more than 45 people) carried out an armed attack on a border patrol ship's inspection team. Three military personnel were injured,” the TASS news agency cited the Federal Security Service (FSB) as saying.

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