August 17, 2020

Malaysia coast guard kill Vietnamese fisherman in S. China Sea clash

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – The Malaysian coast guard shot dead a Vietnamese fisherman whose boat tried to ram a patrol vessel in the South China Sea, an official said Monday.The incident took place inside Malaysian waters, where local fisherman have complained in the past about Vietnamese fishing boats that damage their nets.Coast guard chief Zubil Mat Som told AFP that two Vietnamese fishing boats had entered Malaysian waters some 80 nautical miles from Tok Bali, off the northeastern state of Kelantan late Sunday.”The coastguard crew had earlier fired warning shots in the air but after they rammed …

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