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PH Navy ship resumes resupply mission in Spratlys

After experiencing mechanical trouble last week, the Philippine Navy’s BRP Laguna has resumed its resupply mission in the Philippine-claimed islands in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) over the weekend, the military said on Thursday.

Captain Cheryl Tindog, spokesperson of the Western Command, said that the BRP Laguna arrived in Pagasa Island (Thitu Island) on Wednesday.

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The ship will also make rounds in other Philippine-claimed islands in the Spratlys but Tindog did not disclose details for security reasons.

 

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The BRP Laguna was on its way to bring provisions to Pagasa islands last week when mechanical trouble prompted its return to Palawan for repairs.

The Philippines has military detachments in the following areas in the Spratlys: Pagasa Island, Ayungin Shoal (Second Thomas Shoal), Lawak Island (Nanshan), Parola (Northeast Cay), Patag Island (Flat), Kota (Loaita), Rizal (Commodore), Likas (West York) and Panata Island (Lankiam Cay). CDG

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