Troops from PLA Macao Garrison mobilized for typhoon disaster relief in Macao

Zhang Tao
Officers and soldiers help with the relief work of the disaster caused by typhoon Hato in Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), south China, Aug. 25, 2017. About 1,000 troops from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison in Macao were mobilized on Friday to support the relief efforts of the disaster caused by typhoon Hato in the Macao SAR. The troops were called in at around 9:45 a.m. local time to help with the relief work. The mobilization was at the request of the Macao SAR government and under the approval of China's central government in accordance with the Basic Law of the Macao SAR and the Garrison Law of the Macao SAR. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)

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