The Japan Coast Guard released photographs Thursday of a box of high-quality cigarettes and a bag of candy, both bearing hankul characters, retrieved from the sea off Kyushu where an unidentified ship sank last month after a fierce firefight with coast guard vessels.
The cigarette box bears characters that read “ryeo kwa dam bae,” or “filter-tipped cigarettes,” and the name of the factory where it was manufactured, according to the coast guard.
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