Cap­i­tal to test warn­ing sirens

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

Au­thor­i­ties in the cap­i­tal will test the city’s civil de­fense sirens on Satur­day to mark Na­tional De­fense Ed­u­ca­tion Day. The test, the fourth time the sirens will have been tested in re­cent years, is aimed at strength­en­ing air de­fense aware­ness and step­ping up na­tional de­fense ed­u­ca­tion among res­i­dents, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease posted by the mu­nic­i­pal govern­ment. The test is also part of rou­tine main­te­nance to en­sure the sirens will func­tion nor­mally in an emer­gency. The test will last about 15 min­utes.

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