North Korea insisted that it quit the search, but our military and the sea police today (27th) increased their scale and searched the sea.
However, there is still no great achievement.
In the meantime, it is known that the military took into account the possibility of North Korea and set a policy to hand over related data to the coastal police.
This is Park Jae-hyun.
today's search by the Navy and the Coast Guard, 39 ships, including 29 ships, and six aircraft were mobilized.
It is a larger scale than yesterday.
From the west of Yeonpyeong-do to the south of Socheong-do, about 40 nautical nautical miles (74 km) and 10 nautical nautical miles (18.5 km) long were divided into eight areas, and the search was conducted.
This is a place where it was determined that there is a possibility that missing persons and oil products could be found by analyzing the currents.
Search equipment has also been increased, but there are no results yet.
[Choi Jin-mo/National Police Agency Rescue Response Chief: (From yesterday) additional search forces have been added and the search area has been set up extensively.] The
fishing guidance ship Mugunghwa No. 10 on which Mr. Lee Mo, a civil servant killed by the North Korean military, rode, was about noon in Jeollanam-do. I arrived at Mokpo Port.
It has been six days since the disappearance on the 21st.
The coast guard is investigating Lee's behavior at the time of his disappearance based on statements from colleagues who boarded Mugunghwa 10 with Lee.
In addition, in order to confirm the exact time and location of the disappearance, the navigation equipment such as the Mugunghwa No. 10 satellite navigation system and the malfunctioning CCTV on board the ship were handed over to the National Institute of Scientific Investigation tomorrow to request a digital forensic.
The Coast Guard said it had checked Lee's mobile phone call records this month, but found no obvious signs related to North Korea.
It is known that the military authorities have made a position to provide Lee's'weather information on the North Korean situation' requested by the Coast Guard and are discussing the scope, method, and timing of the provision.
(Video coverage: Jung Sang-bo, video editing: Ha Seong-won)