The People’s Armed Police stage a new drill featuring anti-riot exercises. Photo: Weibo

China’s paramilitary stages anti-riot drill near Hong Kong border

  • Exercises in Shenzhen feature armed officers subduing ‘protesters’
  • Training takes place on the same day as the Chinese military’s rotation of its troops in Hong Kong
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The People’s Armed Police stage a new drill featuring anti-riot exercises. Photo: Weibo
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PLA military vehicles pass into Hong Kong at Huanggang Port in the early hours of Thursday. Photo: Xinhua

PLA ‘ready to defend Hong Kong’ after morning arrival Beijing says is routine troop rotation

  • Photos show troops arriving in the city before dawn, with military armoured vehicles exchanged for anti-riot types
  • Armed helicopters from the Hong Kong Garrison’s air force then fly in during daylight
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PLA military vehicles pass into Hong Kong at Huanggang Port in the early hours of Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
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