Heated Clash in South China Sea: Filipino Sailors Confront Chinese Coast Guard’s Aggressive Tactics

MANILA, Philippines — A dangerous encounter unfolded in the South China Sea involving the Chinese Coast Guard and Filipino sailors from the Philippine Navy. Tensions spiked on June 17 when the Chinese Coast Guard reportedly assaulted a Philippine marine vessel with bladed weapons during a resupply mission at the Ayungin Shoal. This location has long been a hotbed of contention due to competing territorial claims. The incident occurred as the Filipino crew attempted to deliver …

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