On the morning of the 7th in the vicinity of the sea area called “Yamatoi” in the Sea of Japan, a North Korean fishing boat collided with and submerged the Fisheries Agency's enforcement ship, and the Fisheries Agency's enforcement ship rescued more than 20 crew members. did. According to the 9th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters (Niigata City), there is no information that there are serious injuries.
Nine tubes revealed on the afternoon of the 7th. A number of other crew members appear to be missing, and four vessels from the Fisheries Agency and three patrol boats from the Japan Coast Guard continue to search.
According to the announcement, there was no noticeable wound on the "Ookuni", the fisheries agency's collision vessel. Nine pipes are considered likely to have collided with the most bow and fishing boat.
The Japanese side communicated the outline of the accident to the North Korean side and began to adjust crew handling. No clear reply has been received from the North.