The army on Thursday stated it’s verifying the report of alleged harassment by Chinese Coast Guard within the South China Sea as claimed by some fishermen in Mariveles, Bataan. “We are still validating that story. We also heard that but it is hard to give an official statement without getting first the facts and verifying the alleged incident,” Armed Forces of the Philippines General Eduardo Ao informed reporters. He stated he already directed Western Command chief Lt. Gen. Raul del Rosario to validate the claims. GMA-7 reported group of fishermen from Mariveles was claiming Chinese Coast Guard speedboat close to Union Reef circled their boats an…

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