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Taiwan scrambles jets again as China air force enters air defense zone

/ 05:02 PM September 23, 2021
Chinese, Taiwanese flags and military airplanes displayed in this illustration

Chinese and Taiwanese national flags are displayed alongside a military airplane in this illustration taken April 9, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

TAIPEI — Taiwan’s air force scrambled again on Thursday to warn off 19 Chinese aircraft that entered its air defense zone, Taiwan’s defense ministry said, the latest uptick in tensions across the Taiwan Strait.

The Chinese aircraft included 12 J-16 fighters and two nuclear-capable H-6 bombers, the ministry added.

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