GAO, May 9 (ChinaMil) -- The Chinese and German peacekeeping forces to Mali kicked off a joint medical rescue drill at the Chinese peacekeeping level-II hospital of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), located in Gao of Mali, at noon on May 6, 2017.
This is the first time for the Chinese and German peacekeeping forces to Mali to hold a joint medical military drill.
During the drill, the Chinese and German peacekeeping forces set up a joint command center. The German side used helicopters to transport the wounded, and the Chinese side was responsible for the armed escort and rescue of the wounded.
The drill focused on such subjects as aerial transport of the wounded, anti-terrorism and emergency-responding as well as rescue and treatment of a large number of the sick and the injured.
Through the drill, the Chinese and German peacekeeping forces have strengthened their cooperative consciousness, established joint response mechanism and upgraded emergency rescue capabilities.