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  • Wednesday, March 16th 2016 - 06:05 UTC

    Argentina sinks Chinese jigger which refused to stop and even tried to ram the patrol vessel

    In a high-seas chase, a coast guard vessel pursued the Lu Yan Yuan Yu 010 jigger which refused to stop despite warning shots across the Chinese boat's bow

    Argentina's coast guard has sunk a Chinese flagged jigger that was fishing illegally within its territorial waters, the coast guard said on Tuesday, marking a first test for relations between President Mauricio Macri and Beijing.In a high-seas chase, a coast guard vessel pursued the fishing vessel Lu Yan Yuan Yu 010 toward international waters, firing warning shots across the Chinese boat's bow as it attempted to raise the crew by radio.