PCG Ships Drive Away 7 Chinese Militia Vessels From West PH Sea
Manila Bulletin|May 6, 2021
Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) ships drove away seven foreign ships believed to be manned by Chinese militias from the Sabina Shoal in the West Philippine Sea.
Richa Noriega

PCG spokesperson Commodore Armand Balilo said the incident happened on April 27 while their ships were conducting maritime patrol together with ships from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).

The seven Chinese ships were seen anchored at the Sabina Shoal which is well-within the Philippines' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The Sabina Shoal is located approximately 73 miles from Mapankal Point, Rizal, Palawan.

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