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China Coast Guard stops Philippine fishermen from trespassing on Huangyan Island

2024-01-30 09:57:44       source:CGTN

Janurary 29, 2024

The China Coast Guard (CCG) recently stopped a group of Philippine fishermen from trespassing on Huangyan Island in the South China Sea, a source confirmed with CGTN on Friday.

Footage and two photos given by the source over the weekend show the group of fishermen standing on the reefs of the island and illegally collecting seashells, a move not only violating China's sovereign rights but damaging the ecological environment.

According to the source, the incident occurred on January 12, and after the CCG noticed such illegal activities, they sent a law enforcement boat to give verbal warnings and dispel the Philippine personnel. 

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