North Korea detained a Chinese fishing boat and demanded RMB 600,000

By | May 19, 2013

According to the online resource, a Dalian (Liaoning Province) fishing boat Liao-25222 on May 5 was detained in the China water by the North Korean patrol boat and brought back to the Korean waters, a total of 16 crew were on board. The owner of the ship was requested to paid a ransom of RMB 600,000 (US$ 96,000) to a company in Dandong before 12:00 today (May 19). The deadline has passed, the owner was anxiously. According to the informed sources of the Public Security, the detainment of ships for ransom occurred in the past but but had been more frequent recently.

Source: 青岛新闻网

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