The Diaoyu Islands are the focus of a long-running territorial dispute between China and Japan. Photo: Kyodo The Diaoyu Islands are the focus of a long-running territorial dispute between China and Japan. Photo: Kyodo
The Diaoyu Islands are the focus of a long-running territorial dispute between China and Japan. Photo: Kyodo

Japan wards off Chinese coastguard vessels caught chasing fishing boat in East China Sea

  • Incident happened on Friday afternoon in waters close to Diaoyu Islands, which are controlled by Tokyo but claimed by Beijing
  • Japanese fishing boat had three crew members on board but no one was hurt, reports say

Topic |   East China Sea
The Diaoyu Islands are the focus of a long-running territorial dispute between China and Japan. Photo: Kyodo The Diaoyu Islands are the focus of a long-running territorial dispute between China and Japan. Photo: Kyodo
The Diaoyu Islands are the focus of a long-running territorial dispute between China and Japan. Photo: Kyodo
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