Oil spill drill tests emergency reaction

Updated: 2007-06-05 14:41

A fireboat fights the fire on an oil tanker during an exercise aimed to test the ability of China's emergency agencies to protect the ocean environment, in the Bohai Sea off the Qinhuangdao coast, North China's Hebei Province, June 5, 2007. It was the largest ever exercise of oil emergency control in China, which involved 500 people, 20 vessels and two aircraft. [newsphoto]


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