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Large numbers of North Korean fishing boats are washing up along the Japanese coast, some of which have contained decaying corpses. Winds and water currents push dozens of boats onto Japan's northern coasts annually. Rickety North Korean fishing boats are particularly vulnerable because they lack the sturdiness and equipment to return home. But the […]
Courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard
The US Coast Guard has opened fire to sink the Japanese "ghost ship" cast adrift by last year’s massive tsunami, which was approaching the shores of Alaska. The deserted ship, which was more than 60 meters long, posed a significant risk to marine traffic as it drifted through shipping lanes and at some point might have interfered with other ships.
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