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N. Korean fishing vessel sent back after crossing inter-Korean border

All News 07:57 June 08, 2016

SEOUL, June 8 (Yonhap) -- A North Korean fishing vessel was sent back to the North after crossing the inter-Korean sea border early Wednesday, South Korea's military said.

The vessel was reported by South Korean fishermen around 3:40 a.m. some 21 kilometers south of the Northern Limit Line, according to military officials.

A Navy boat was dispatched to the scene to search the boat, but it was sent back with the crew who expressed no intention to defect to the South, they said.

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