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China, India end historic military exercises

December 25, 2007

BEIJING (AFP) – China and India wrapped up their first-ever joint military exercises with a drill in which they “wiped out” a group of supposed terrorists along their border, state press reported.

In the mock scenario, 56 members of an unnamed international terrorist organisation had taken hostages after establishing a training base along the two nations’ border, according to the Xinhua news agency.

“The finale manoeuvre involved establishing a joint command post… before wiping out a group of ‘terrorists’ and rescuing ‘hostages’,” Xinhua said.

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