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Chinese fishing boat captain killed in clash with South Korean coast guard

  • A Chinese fishing vessel captain was shot and killed in a fight with officers of the South Korean coast guard, today (Friday), media reports said.

    The officers reportedly stopped his boat, suspecting illegal activities, near South Korea’s western coast.

    When the 45-year-old Chinese man violently resisted inspections, he was shot by an officer, according to South Korean coast guards. The injured man was reportedly airlifted to hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

     

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