South Korean coastguard vessels take part in a training exercise. The coastguard said it fired 249 warning shots over a group of Chinese fishing boats “swarming around” one of its patrol ships in South Korean waters on Tuesday. Photo: Handout South Korean coastguard vessels take part in a training exercise. The coastguard said it fired 249 warning shots over a group of Chinese fishing boats “swarming around” one of its patrol ships in South Korean waters on Tuesday. Photo: Handout
South Korean coastguard vessels take part in a training exercise. The coastguard said it fired 249 warning shots over a group of Chinese fishing boats “swarming around” one of its patrol ships in South Korean waters on Tuesday. Photo: Handout
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South Korea fires 249 warning shots over Chinese fishing boats, coastguard says

Action taken after 44 vessels fortified with iron bars and steel mesh ‘swarmed around’ patrol boat, statement says

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South Korean coastguard vessels take part in a training exercise. The coastguard said it fired 249 warning shots over a group of Chinese fishing boats “swarming around” one of its patrol ships in South Korean waters on Tuesday. Photo: Handout South Korean coastguard vessels take part in a training exercise. The coastguard said it fired 249 warning shots over a group of Chinese fishing boats “swarming around” one of its patrol ships in South Korean waters on Tuesday. Photo: Handout
South Korean coastguard vessels take part in a training exercise. The coastguard said it fired 249 warning shots over a group of Chinese fishing boats “swarming around” one of its patrol ships in South Korean waters on Tuesday. Photo: Handout
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