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Taiwan Holds Rescue Drill in South China Sea

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Taiwan Holds Rescue Drill in South China Sea

Taiwanese Coast Guard tend to a mock victim during a search-and-rescue exercise on Taiping island in the South China Sea, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, as part of Taiwan's efforts to cement its claim to a key island in the strategically vital waterbody. Eight vessels and three aircraft took part in Tuesday's drill, which simulated a fire aboard a cargo ship that forced crew members to seek safety on Taiping in the Spratly island group. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)

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Taiwan Holds Rescue Drill in South China Sea

Taiwanese Coast Guard carry a mock victim during a search-and-rescue exercise on Taiping island in the South China Sea, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, as part of Taiwan's efforts to cement its claim to a key island in the strategically vital waterbody. Eight vessels and three aircraft took part in Tuesday's drill, which simulated a fire aboard a cargo ship that forced crew members to seek safety on Taiping in the Spratly island group. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)

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Taiwan Holds Rescue Drill in South China Sea

A Taiwan Coast Guard ship, left, and cargo ship take part in a search-and-rescue exercise off of Taiping island in the South China Sea, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, as part of Taiwan's efforts to cement its claim to a key island in the strategically vital waterbody. Eight vessels and three aircraft took part in Tuesday's drill, which simulated a fire aboard a cargo ship that forced crew members to seek safety on Taiping in the Spratly island group. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)

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Taiwan Holds Rescue Drill in South China Sea

Nurses tend to a mock victim during a search-and-rescue exercise on Taiping island in the South China Sea, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, as part of Taiwan's efforts to cement its claim to a key island in the strategically vital waterbody. Eight vessels and three aircraft took part in Tuesday's drill, which simulated a fire aboard a cargo ship that forced crew members to seek safety on Taiping in the Spratly island group. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)

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Taiwan Holds Rescue Drill in South China Sea

Taiwan's Minister of the Coast Guard Administration Lee Chung-wei, center, watches staff tend to a mock victim during a search-and-rescue exercise on Taiping island in the South China Sea, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, as part of Taiwan's efforts to cement its claim to a key island in the strategically vital waterbody. Eight vessels and three aircraft took part in Tuesday's drill, which simulated a fire aboard a cargo ship that forced crew members to seek safety on Taiping in the Spratly island group. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)