A raid by Taiwan's coast guard on illicit trade between Penghu and Chinese fishermen on the beach of Hsiyu village (
Members of the Penghu Coast Guard Squadron were on a beach in Hsiyu apprehending Chinese fishermen who had snuck into Taiwan territory and were conducting illegal trade with the locals when Penghu residents jumped into the fray for unknown reasons.
During the three-way scuffle, two maritime officers -- Chen Long-ming (
The two officers were later scooped out of the water by Penghu police who had rushed to the scene. Both officers are recovering from their ordeal.