Claim: The United States deploys a strike group in the South China Sea to fight China.
Why we fact-checked this: The YouTube video containing the claim has over 1,000 views as of writing.
A routine operation: According to the United States Navy website, the USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is in the South China Sea to conduct multiple trainings such as maritime strike training, anti-submarine operations, integrated multi-domain and joint training between surface and air elements, and flight operations with fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
No reports of a fight: There are no reports from mainstream media sources that the US and China are engaged in a conflict in the South China Sea. – Lorenz Pasion/Rappler.com
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