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North Korea seized South Korea fishing boat, Seoul says

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North Korea briefly seized a South Korean fishing vessel in international waters.
Nov. 23 (UPI) — North Korea briefly seized a South Korean fishing vessel in international waters before releasing the crew, citing improved inter-Korea relations, according to multiple press reports.
South Korea’s unification ministry told reporters Friday the South Korea fishing boat “S” was operating in an area of the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, that is accessible to boats of North Korean, South Korean and Japanese origin, KBS and JTBC reported.
The North Korean military captured the vessel after 5:40 p.m. on Nov.

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