China has launched two missiles on Wednesday morning into the South China Sea, flexing its muscle and sending a clear warning to the US, a report claims. The missiles, including an ‘aircraft-carrier killer’, were fired in a bid to improve China’s ability to deny other forces access to the disputed sea region, a source close to Chinese military told South China Morning Post. The reported missile launches came a day after Beijing accused Washington of sending a US Air Force U-2 spy plane into a no-fly zone imposed during live-fire military exercises in northern China. China has launched two missiles on Wednesday morning into the South China Sea, sending a clear warning to the US, a report says. In this file photo, Chinese missile frigate Yuncheng launches an anti-ship missile during a military exercise in south China on July 8, 2016 One of the missiles is said to be a DF-26, which has a range of 4,000 kilometres (2,485 miles) and can be used in nuclear or conventional strikes against ground and naval targets. The file photo shows ‘DF-26’ being driven past the Tiananmen Square on September 3, 2015 in Beijing One of the missiles is said to be a DF-26,… Read full this story
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