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Philippine Sailor Suffers ‘Serious Injury’ in Chinese ‘High-Speed Ramming’ Attack

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2024
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Philippine Coast Guard via AP

The Philippine military said on Monday that one of its sailors suffered a “serious injury” when a Chinese Coast Guard vessel conducted an “intentional high-speed ramming” attack against a Philippine supply ship in the South China Sea.

The Philippine ship was attempting to deliver supplies to a tiny military outpost on the Second Thomas Shoal, constructed from the hulk of a ship called the BRP Sierra Madre that was deliberately run aground in 1999, when a Chinese coast guard vessel rammed it.

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