PCG seeks new boats vs pirates

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has proposed the purchase of high-speed boats armed with two .30 caliber machine guns each to beef up security patrols and fight off pirates plaguing the waters off Zamboanga, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi provinces in Mindanao.
Commodore Joel Garcia, PCG officer-in-charge, made the proposal in a meeting with Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade on Friday.
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Source: philstar.com

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