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KAGOSHIMA (Kyodo) A surfacing submarine and a fishing boat were involved in a minor collision Saturday off Kirishima, Kagoshima Prefecture, but nobody was injured, the Japan Coast Guard said.

The 2,700-ton Oyashio was on a training exercise at the time of the 8 p.m. accident, while the fishing boat was carrying a Maritime Self-Defense Force officer on the lookout to prevent any collisions between the sub and other vessels during the drill, the coast guard said.

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