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The Japan Coast Guard on Tuesday arrested the skipper of a Chinese fishing boat on suspicion of illegally operating in Japanese territorial waters near the Goto Islands in Nagasaki Prefecture.

The 130-ton boat captained by Zhong Jinyin, 39, was observed Monday night lowering ropes for coral about 4 km north-northeast of the islands, the coast guard alleged.

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