US Navy to dismantle grounded ship in Philippines


The US Navy plans to dismantle a minesweeper that ran aground on a coral reef in Philippine waters.

It wants to break up the USS Guardian to prevent further damage to a Unesco heritage-listed marine park.

Kate McGeown reports.

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