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A crab boat from Sakaiminato, Tottori Prefecture, was seized by Russian authorities in the Sea of Japan at around 7 p.m. Tuesday, according to officials of the prefectural government and the fishery firm that owns the ship.

Ten crew members of the Yoshi Maru No. 38 have been detained, but none of them is injured, the officials said, adding the boat was on its way to Nakhodka port in Russia to undergo an inspection.

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