A Taiwanese tank crew takes part in an annual drill at a military base in the eastern city of Hualien on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
A Taiwanese tank crew takes part in an annual drill at a military base in the eastern city of Hualien on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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Taiwan mounts live-fire drills to test defences against invasion

Annual exercise held as row over cross-strait holiday flights and air routes adds to tensions between Taipei and Beijing

A Taiwanese tank crew takes part in an annual drill at a military base in the eastern city of Hualien on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
A Taiwanese tank crew takes part in an annual drill at a military base in the eastern city of Hualien on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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