Atin Ito Leader: Mission Successful After Advance Team Distributed Aid Near Shoal

Rafaela David, one of the co-convenors of Atin Ito, said the distribution of the fuel and food packs by the convoy’s advance team was successful.

The team distributed aid to 144 fishermen operating from six motherships and 36 small fishing boats around Scarborough Shoal.

She said that the team overcame the China Coast Guard and China Maritime Militia blockades and reached 25 to 30 nautical miles (46 to 56 km) from the shoal.