Coast Guard fires on Chinese fishing boats

30 illegally operating vessels tried to attack despite clear warning
The Coast Guard for the first time used a crew-served weapon, which requires at least two people to operate it, to crack down on Chinese vessels illegally fishing in Korean waters, firing hundreds of shots with its M60 machine guns Tuesday.
Warning shots were fired by the Coast Guard as a group of 30 Chinese fishing ships tried to interfere in its seizure and transfer of two vessels illegally operating in waters off the coast of Incheon in Korea’s exclusive economic zone, or EEZ.
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