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Activists say Japanese whalers 'rammed' ships

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Environmental campaigners from the militant Sea Shepherd group said Wednesday a Japanese whaling ship had rammed its vessels in their worst confrontation in the Southern Ocean in three years. 

This handout photo released by Sea Shepherd Australia shows damage to the lifeboat on the fuel tanker Sun Laurel after it allegedly collided with Japanese whaling fleet's factory vessel Nisshin Maru on February 20, 2013. Sea Shepherd said the Nisshin Maru had deliberately collided with boats crewed by anti-whaling campaigners, the Steve Irwin and the Bob Barker -- allegations denied by Japan.

Sea Shepherd said the Japanese factory boat the Nisshin Maru had deliberately collided with boats crewed by anti-whaling campaigners, the Steve Irwin and the Bob Barker -- allegations denied by Japan.

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