Taiwan says 17 Chinese fighters crossed Strait median line

Taiwan's Defence Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng arrives at the parliament, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in Taipei, Taiwan, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Ann Wang

TAIPEI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - A total of 17 Chinese fighter jets flew across the median line of the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, Taiwan's Defence Ministry said, amid continued military drills near to the island.

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