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43 Chinese warplanes, five warships detected around Taiwan

Taiwan tracked 43 Chinese military aircraft and five warships operating around Taiwan on Friday. Of the 43 aircraft, two Shenyang J-11 and two Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait at its northern end and one Harbin BZK-005 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at its southern end. Additionally, two Xi’an H-6 bombers and one KJ-500 airborne early warning and control plane entered the southwest sector of Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ), while 12 Shenyang J-16 fighter jets either crossed the median line or entered the ADIZ. This event took place on 09/16/2022 at the following location: Taiwan Strait, Taiwan.

Incident Type: Military Conflict

Event Type: Show of Force

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: Taiwan News

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