Two Russian border guards were injured as a result of the incident with North Korean ship. The second border guard was recognized as victims after interrogation of witnesses, which is held by far East investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation. About this TASS senior assistant head of Department Oksana Bolshakova.

“Today, the result of examination of witnesses have identified one injured during the incident, the border guard. He was diagnosed with a closed fracture of the right foot. Appointed forensic medical examination”, – said Polakova.

Earlier it was reported that in the attack of the detained North Korean sailors were injured the employee of the Border Department of the FSB in the Primorsky territory, who received a head injury.

Far East investigatory management on transport SK checks only on the fact of violence against Russian citizens, and not considering other circumstances of the incident.

The Border guard TASS has not yet confirmed the information about the second victim, but noted that the state border guard who received a head injury, is satisfactory.

A North Korean ship “Mae young 10″ was taken in tow to the port of Nakhodka. Employees of far East investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation began its inspection. In Vladivostok and Nakhodka investigators interrogate witnesses and eyewitnesses of incident.

According to the investigation, on October 14 at about 22:20 Moscow time in the sea of Japan in the exclusive economic zone of the Russian patrol ship of the border Department of the FSB of Russia for the Primorsky Krai halted a North Korean fishing vessel “Mae young 10″ with 48 citizens of the DPRK. On Board, the guards found illegally harvested catch. During inspection of the ship by the citizens of the DPRK attacked the employees of the border Guard.

Also the ship tried to escape from the scene. To stop the fishermen, Russian border guards opened fire on defeat. Injured nine members of the team of the intruder, one of them later died. Border Department of the FSB of Russia for the Primorsky Krai informed the Consulate General of Korea in Vladivostok on the fact of use of weapons and action taken.



The investigation reported on the second border guard injured in the attack, the fishermen of the DPRK 17.10.2016

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