China continues to intrude where they are not welcome and Taiwan recently made it clear they are not ok with it.
"Taiwan’s military fired live ammunition on a Chinese drone on Tuesday after the drone intruded into the airspace above one of the sovereign island nation’s outer islets, the online newspaper Taiwan News reported, noting that the incident marked the first time Taipei has used live ammunition to fire warning shots on a Chinese drone," as reported by Breitbart News.
The Taiwanese Army’s Kinmen Defense Command sent a statement confirming the interaction that occurred on August 30:
"Starting at 4:23 p.m. that afternoon, three batches of three 'civilian' drones each were detected flying over Dadan Island, Erdan Island, and Shi Islet, respectively in Kinmen County’s Lieyu Township. After being warned by Taiwanese soldiers with signal flares, the UAVs [unmanned aerial vehicles] flew away from the islands and in the direction of China’s Xiamen.
At 5:59 p.m., another drone entered the airspace over the restricted waters of Erdan Island again. Taiwanese troops again issued warnings in accordance with procedures. However, because the UAV continued to circle over the island, soldiers fired live rounds at the drone to drive it away. The UAV then flew away in the direction of Xiamen at 6 p.m.
Taiwan’s KDC warned on August 28 that any Chinese drones that intruded into Taiwanese airspace and failed to heed warnings by the island’s military to leave would be 'shot down.' Taipei issued the notice shortly after video footage surfaced online showing repeated and exceptionally intrusive drone flyovers into Taiwanese airspace in the preceding days. Taiwan News reported on August 28 that “yet more footage” had begun circulating on social media that captured “Chinese unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) compromising Taiwanese military facilities."
— Taiwan News (@TaiwanNews886) August 30, 2022
"China’s military confirmed multiple firings of conventional missiles in waters off Taiwan as part of planned exercises in six zones set to run until noon on Sunday [August 7]. It activated more than 100 planes, including fighter jets and bombers, and over 10 warships," reported the state-run China Central Television.
"Taiwan said 11 Chinese Dongfeng ballistic missiles had been fired in nearby waters — the first time since 1996," China Central Television reported.
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