China to conduct naval drill

Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will conduct a four-day naval drill in the Yellow Sea next month, a media report said Sunday.

PLA’s Beihai Fleet will conduct a live-ammunition drill in the Yellow Sea Sep 1-4, China Daily reported quoting the defence ministry.

The exercise, which involves shooting of shipboard artillery, will be held off the southeast coast of Qingdao city, where the Beihai Fleet is headquartered.