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[Photos] North Korean shipwrecks in Ishikawa Prefecture disturb locals

Kanamori Mitzo of Hakui, a village in Ishikawa Prefecture on Japan’s central-west coast, was tending to his seaweed harvest on a night in February...

Residents in Japanese coastal city recall encounter with abandoned North Korean fishing vessel

Residents of Tsuruoka, Japan, clearly recall the day last December when an abandoned wooden vessel that seemed to have drifted down from North Korea...

Japanese fisherman call for stronger measures against illegal North Korean fishing vessels

  Yamatotai is located in Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), 300 kilometers west of the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture, and is considered a prime...

Number of North Korean shipwrecks shot up in 2017

Last year alone, 104 abandoned wooden ships thought to be from North Korea and other regions around the Korean Peninsula were discovered in the...

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