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Chinese, Philippines Coast Guard Squabble Over South China Sea Fishers’ Rescue

Video of a distressed Filipino fishing crew receiving assistance from both Chinese and Philippines Coast Guard vessels in the South China Sea.

A dispute broke out between the Chinese and Philippines Coast Guards on Saturday when a Filipino fishing craft issued a distress call after its engine exploded near the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea.

Two of the fishers were reportedly injured from the blast.

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