The USS Barry sailed near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday. Photo: Getty Images
The USS Barry sailed near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday. Photo: Getty Images

Chinese military lashes out at American warship’s ‘intrusion’ in South China Sea

  • PLA scrambles air and sea patrols near Paracel Islands in response to what it says is violation of Chinese sovereignty
  • Tensions rise in region, with both countries at odds over handling of the coronavirus pandemic

The USS Barry sailed near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday. Photo: Getty Images
The USS Barry sailed near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday. Photo: Getty Images
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