Taiwan scrambles jets as officials say China rehearsing attack: report
- Chinese ships and aircraft conducted a simulated attack on Taiwan on Saturday, Taiwanese officials said, per Reuters.
- Taiwanese jets scrambled as Chinese military assets conducted missions around the Taiwan Strait, Reuters said.
- Taiwan's defense ministry said 14 Chinese aircraft crossed the median line.
Chinese ships and planes rehearsed an attack on Taiwan on Saturday, Taiwanese military officials said, prompting the island nation to scramble its jets, per Reuters.
Taiwan's defense ministry said 20 Chinese aircraft and 14 warships conducted missions around the Taiwan Strait on Saturday afternoon, Reuters reported.
The ministry said that 14 of the 20 Chinese aircraft crossed the median line — a 110-mile-long strait that acts as an unofficial buffer between China and Taiwan.
Taiwanese jets scrambled, the ministry said, and the army also …
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