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
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

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