China Fires Missiles Into South China Sea “To Warn United States” After Plane Entered No-Fly Zone World | News

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Beijing launched two medium-range missiles into the South China Sea in a scathing warning to the United States, as tensions between the superpowers soar, triggering fears of World War III in the region.The move came on Wednesday morning, a day after China said a U.S. U-2 spy plane had entered a no-fly zone without permission.

A source close to the Chinese military reportedly told local media that the missile launch was intended to send a warning to the United States.

The missiles were fired at the Paracel Islands it is believed and in the southeast of Hainan province in the south of mainland China.A source told the South China Morning Post: ” It is China’s response to the potential risks posed by the increasingly frequent arrival of US fighter jets and military ships in the South China Sea.

“China doesn’t want neighboring countries to misunderstand Beijing’s goals.”

It is also understood that the missiles were intended to show China’s ability to prevent any force from entering the South China Sea.

A DF-26 missile can be used for nuclear oconvetnioan strikes against naval or land targets.

The second missile was a DF-21, which many say is the world’s first anti-ship missile.

Song Zhongping, a Hong Kong-based military commentator, said, “The United States continues to test China’s performance in Taiwan and South China Sea issues, which has prompted China to show its strength. military to let Washington know that even the American aircraft carriers cannot muster their muscles near the Chinese coast. ”

China and the United States have increased their presence in the region in recent months.

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