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Chinese ship spotted off Western Australia

A Chinese warship, a Dongdiao Class Auxiliary Intelligence ship named Haiwangxing, was spotted about 250 nautical miles off Broome and is presumed to be collecting intelligence.  Australia's defense minister called the operation an aggressive act and it is without precedent. This event took place on 05/13/2022 at the following location: Broome, Australia.

Incident Type: Military Conflict

Event Type: Show of Force

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: AP