A handout image taken and released by South Korea's Ministry of Public Safety and Security shows a South Korean coastguard vessel allegedly firing at a Chinese fishing trawler near the South's Yellow Sea border with North Korea. Photo: AFP

Beijing ‘strongly dissatisfied’ after South Korean coastguard fires machine guns at Chinese trawlers

Initial machine gun bursts were fired into the air, but the crew were later ordered to fire on the bows of the Chinese boats that were sailing directly at the coastguard vessels

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A handout image taken and released by South Korea's Ministry of Public Safety and Security shows a South Korean coastguard vessel allegedly firing at a Chinese fishing trawler near the South's Yellow Sea border with North Korea. Photo: AFP
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