SEOUL (BNO NEWS) -- A South Korean fishing vessel was towed into North Korea on Thursday morning after accidentally crossing the border, a defense official told the Yonhap news agency.
The incident took place around 6 a.m. local time in the East Sea, the official said. He said four people were on board the ship when it was taken by North Korean authorities.
YTN-TV broadcasted a similar report but had no additional information.
Further details were not immediately available.