Although the bombs haven't yet exploded...
This is not the first time the U.S. military has accidently disrupted reefs in the region. Back in January the USS Guardian minesweeper got off course and ended up atop the South Atoll of the Tubbataha Reef, a no-sail zone and UN marine protected habitat in the Sulu Sea in the southern Philippines. The vessel damaged 2,346 square meters (25,252 square feet) of the Reef and sparked outrage in the Philippines at the time.
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