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Chinese military jet lands on disputed waters of South China Sea; US protests

  • U.S. military launched a strong protest over the landing of a Chinese military jet on a man-made island in the disputed area of the South China Sea. According to Chinese state-run media, the Chinese military aircraft landed on Yongshu Reef (known as Fiery Cross Reef) to give emergency aid to three ill civilian workers. The three construction workers were reportedly airlifted to a hospital on Hainan Island.

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