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Military, armed police join relief efforts in quake-hit Xinjiang areas


People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers and armed police officers have rushed to quake-stricken areas in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to aid relief efforts following a magnitude-7.1 earthquake. Following the quake, the PLA Western Theater Command quickly activated an emergency response mechanism and dispatched troops to the front line. An advance team jointly organized by the Aksu Military Division and the Wushi Squadron of the Armed Police Aksu Detachment headed for the epicenter in the mountainous area for post-earthquake reconnaissance.

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