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The government released video footage Friday showing last week’s collision between a Fisheries Agency patrol ship and a North Korean fishing vessel in an effort to demonstrate that Japan took appropriate action.

The 13-minute video shows that the North Korean vessel sank after colliding with the Fisheries Agency patrol ship, the Okuni, on Oct. 7 off Ishikawa Prefecture in the Sea of Japan, conflicting with a claim by Pyongyang that Japan deliberately sank the fishing vessel.

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