China, US be­gin disas­ter re­lief drill

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China and theUnited States started a hu­man­i­tar­ian aid and disas­ter re­lief drill onWed­nes­day in­Kun­ming. The three-day drill in­volves 134 mil­i­tary per­son­nel fromChina and 89 from theUS, em­ploy­ing he­li­copters, pon­toon bridges, and en­gi­neer­ing and med­i­cal aid equip­ment. The drill will sim­u­late a res­cue mis­sion in re­sponse to a strong earth­quake in a fic­tional plateau coun­try. © 2016 China Daily

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