A Japan Coast Guard vessel. Photo: Reuters

Japan lodges protest with North Korea after boat crew threatened to fire at its coastguard

  • Crew members on a vessel believed to be North Korean pointed a rifle at a coastguard patrol boat, Japan says
  • The incident took place in fertile fishing grounds in the Sea of Japan, as the country threatens to crack down on foreign ships entering the area illegally
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A Japan Coast Guard vessel. Photo: Reuters
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