US ship illegally entered territorial waters: China

By Bernard Orr
Updated December 4 2023 - 5:45pm, first published 5:43pm
China is in dispute with its neighbours over claims of territorial waters in the South China Sea. (AP PHOTO)
China is in dispute with its neighbours over claims of territorial waters in the South China Sea. (AP PHOTO)

China's military says a United States combat ship illegally entered waters adjacent to the Second Thomas Shoal, a disputed South China Sea atoll that has been the site of several recent maritime confrontations.

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