china military vehicles shenzen

Chinese military vehicles have gathered in Shenzen, a city located just 25 kilometers (15 miles) from the adjacent Hong Kong border.
Several videos posted to social media show a long procession of military trucks entering Shenzen on Monday morning, apparently “in advance of apparent large-scale exercises,” according to Chinese state tabloid Global Times.
The vehicles belong to the Chinese People’s Armed Police Force, a paramilitary police force responsible for riot control and counter-terrorism.
Though China has become more vocal about its ability to mobilize armed forces in Hong Kong, experts say the military displays are part of a wider strategy aimed at intimidation and deterrence, and it is unlikely that China will actually intervene at this stage.

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Chinese military vehicles have gathered in Shenzen, a city located just 25 kilometers (15 miles) from the adjacent Hong Kong border — a warning sign from China in response to over 10 weeks of escalating protests in Hong Kong.

Several videos posted to social media show a long procession of military trucks entering Shenzen on Monday morning. Chinese state tabloid Global Times posted a compilation of different footage showing the military trucks assembling in Shenzen “in advance …read more


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