A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit northwest China's Xinjiang at 2:09 am on Jan. 23. Immediately after the earthquake, the PLA Xinjiang Military Command and the PAP Xinjiang Corps launched their emergency response mechanisms for disaster rescue and relief operations.
More than 760 pieces of Spring Festival groceries, including lanterns, Spring Festival couplets, fruits, meat, computers, televisions, air conditioners, automatic washing machines, tables and chairs for study, have recently been delivered to the Tielieketi border defense company in Xinjiang.
The team medics carried out emergency treatment on the spot for the comatose driver seriously injured. After putting on an oxygen mask for the driver, the soldiers pried open the deformed truck head with the rescue equipment and carefully lifted the injured out of the cab. Then the medics fixed his injured leg to avoid further injury.
The newly distributed ATV and other new devices enabled the border defense company to perform duties more efficiently with their strong maneuverability and great performance, helping ensure smart border defense and stability in the border region.
Yang Xiaopin, a technician assigned to a UAV company of a brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army, recently completed an actual flight mission in strong wind with a new type of UAV, and obtained important flight data.
Recently, a regiment under the PLA Xinjiang Military Command has been equipped with the new integrated individual system, which includes new-type helmet, multi-function night vision goggles, portable computer, individual load carrier, assault rucksack and others.
After a 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit Luding County, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command opened ten rescue air routes in particularly difficult circumstances to lift the local residents out of plight on Sept. 6, 2022.
The PAP service members and the firefighters built a simple wooden bridge spanning the torrential river. The rescuers carried the wounded and helped the elderly across the river via the bridge, with the rapids rolling under their feet.