Russian border patrol opens fire as North Korean fishing vessel resists search
A total of one Russian border patrol officer and nine North Korean fishermen were injured during the stand-off.
“During the search and control activities, Russian border guards found illegally-obtained water bio resources on board the vessel. The ship’s crew behaved aggressively towards members of the search group, refusing to comply with legal requirements,” the FSB said in a statement.
One fishermen later died in the hospital.
The incident happened on Friday 19:20 GMT in Russia’s economic zone in the country’s Far East.