North Korean Provocations Halts Fishing Operations on Westernmost Islands

kpopluv, Aug. 24, 2015, 8 a.m.

All fishing operations have been suspended for three days since Friday along South Korea's five westernmost islands off the North Korean coast. The Ministry of Public Safety and Security on Sunday said over 230 fishing vessels remain docked to ensure the safety of fishermen in case of provocations from the North after the two Koreas exchanged artillery fire on Thursday.

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