160 North Korean fisherman’s face is killed by firing squad after Russia caught them poaching
160 North Korean fishermen are & # 39; killed by firing squad & # 39; if they are sent back to their home country after a firefight with a Russian border patrol who caught them poaching
- Four Russian FSB security guards injured in the shooting in the ocean
- More than 160 North Korean fishermen arrested after being accused of poaching
- The firefight broke out when more than a dozen North Korean ships embarked
- Moscow warned when the men were sent back to Kim Jong-un that they would be executed
More than 160 North Korean fishermen are faced with the death of a firing squad when they are returned home after returning to a Russian border patrol who & # 39; caught them on poaching & # 39 ;.
The security service of the FSB kept the group at bay and accused them of illegal fishing in Russian waters and the use of weapons to resist the arrest.
Four FSB border guards were wounded in the shooting, with at least one who & # 39; gunshot wounds & # 39; had to be flown by helicopter to the hospital in Vladivostok.
If they are sent back to the hermit kingdom of Kim Jong-un, the men can be killed by the firing squad, a senior politician in Moscow warned.
The conflict came after the Russians moved in on more than a dozen North Korean ships.
More than 160 North Korean fishermen were detained by FSB guards for alleged poaching in Russian waters
As the Russian border patrol approached, the fishermen opened fire, injuring four guards, including one with & # 39; gunshot wounds & # 39;
Video footage shows the Russian operation in which a total of 161 alleged & # 39; poachers & # 39; and their boats were seized.
The prisoners are now being taken to the Russian port of Nachodka and receive & # 39; necessary medical assistance & # 39 ;.
Some North Koreans were injured in the naval drama, according to reports in the Russian media.
Russian Asian expert Alexei Maslov said that the prisoners must be extradited after being landed tomorrow or Saturday.
But a prominent senator warned that the group could be executed if, after the & # 39; armed attack & # 39; handed over to North Korean officials for embarrassing Kim.
A firefight broke out between the FSB and the North Koreans after the Russians tried to board the fishing vessel
Russian FSB guards were shown in video footage on board four North Korean fishing vessels accusing them of illegal poaching
A Russian politician warned that if the fishermen (depicted on one of their boats) were sent back to North Korea, they could be killed by a firing squad
& # 39; I have the impression that if those guys were in the hands of Pyongyang, they would be shot & said, "said Andrei Klimov, vice-president of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Russian House of Lords.
& # 39; Forbidden fishing gear and illegally obtained marine biological resources were discovered and seized & # 39 ;, said a statement from the FSB.
On Tuesday, Moscow summoned the North Korean prosecutor to & # 39; serious concern & # 39; to express about alleged illegal use of arms fishing in the Russian Far East.
& # 39; We have demanded from the Korean side that they take comprehensive measures to prevent such incidents in the future. & # 39;
There are fears that the conflict could threaten a warming of relations between Moscow and Pyongyang.
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