Chinese captain dead in fishing clash in S. Korea

October 10, 2014 6:47 AM

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The captain of a Chinese fishing vessel was killed Friday following a fight with South Korean coast guard officers who stopped his ship for suspected illegal fishing activities, officials said.

A South Korean guardsman shot the man in the stomach with a handgun after he violently resisted inspections in the waters off South Korea's western coast, said coast guard official Kim Hye-gyeong.

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