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Terrifying Video of the Moment Chinese Water Canons Hit the Philippines Resupply Ship

Source: GMA News

The Filipino news network GMA acquired exclusive cell phone video shot aboard the Uniazah May 4, a Philippines civilian resupply boat, that shows the moment when China Coast Guard water canons blasted the much smaller vessel.

Several crew members aboard the Filipino boat scrambled for cover just seconds before the canons hit. Had they been in the way, they would have easily been injured and possibly thrown overboard.

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