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Soldiers on anti-piracy mission celebrate Spring Festival

2009-01-28 09:48:21 GMT2009-01-28 17:48:21 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Soldiers of the Chinese naval fleet, which is on a mission against pirate attacks off the Somalia waters, make jiaozi, or dumplings, to celebrate the Spring Festival on January 26, 2009, the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year. [chinadaily.com.cn/by Wang Hui]

A boat carried by supply ship Weishanhu sends food supply to the naval destroyer DDG-171 Haikou in the waters off Somalia coast, January 27, 2009. [chinadaily.com.cn/by Wang Hui]

A merchant ship escorted by Chinese navy destroyer DDG-171 Haikou is seen in this picture taken on January 27, 2009. The naval destroyer escorted the merchant ship through the Gulf of Aden after two days' journey from January 25 to January 27, 2009. [chinadaily.com.cn/by Wang Hui]

Soldiers of the Chinese naval fleet, which is on a mission against pirate attacks off the Somalia waters, made jiaozi, or dumplings, to celebrate the Spring Festival on January 26, 2009, the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year.

A Chinese convoy -- which includes two destroyers, DDG-169 Wuhan and DDG-171 Haikou, and a supply ship Weishanhu -- is in the Gulf of Aden for a multinational patrol against surging piracy in the area.

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