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The Financial Express

Chinese fighters crossed median line, Taiwan says

| Updated: August 04, 2022 17:08:14


A man watches a CCTV news broadcast, showing a fighter jet during joint military operations near Taiwan by the Chinese People's Liberation Army's (PLA) Eastern Theatre Command, at a shopping centre in Beijing, China, August 3, 2022. REUTERS A man watches a CCTV news broadcast, showing a fighter jet during joint military operations near Taiwan by the Chinese People's Liberation Army's (PLA) Eastern Theatre Command, at a shopping centre in Beijing, China, August 3, 2022. REUTERS

Taiwan scrambled jets on Wednesday to warn away 27 Chinese aircraft in its air defence zone, a Taiwan defence ministry statement said about the latest uptick in tensions across the sensitive Taiwan Strait.

It said 22 Chinese aircraft crossed the Taiwan Strait median line, news agency Reuters reported.

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