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Australian divers hit by Chinese sonar off Japan

Australia condemned Chinese DDG-139 after it approached the HMAS Toowoomba, which had divers in international waters, and used hull-mounted sonar at full blast. The Chinese ship was warned of the diving operation prior to operating the sonar. The divers were injured in the incident. This event took place on 11/18/2023 at the following location: Yamato Basin, Japan.

Incident Type: Political Conflict

Event Type: Legal/Diplomatic

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: The Sun