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Drill held in NW China to improve desert rescue

2009-08-12 09:25:06 GMT2009-08-12 17:25:06 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Rescuers carry a "trapped tourist" during a rescue drill at the Tengger Desert in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Aug. 11, 2009. A drill was held here Tuesday to enhance the collaboration of communication, medical care and supply in desert rescue as the desert travel became popular in China. (Xinhua/Liu Quanlong)

Rescuers discuss rescue plan during a rescue drill at the Tengger Desert in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Aug. 11, 2009.(Xinhua/Liu Quanlong)

Rescuers march during a rescue drill at the Tengger Desert in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Aug. 11, 2009.(Xinhua/Liu Quanlong)

Rescuers climb a dune during a rescue drill at the Tengger Desert in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Aug. 11, 2009. (Xinhua/Liu Quanlong)

Rescuers march during a rescue drill at the Tengger Desert in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Aug. 11, 2009. (Xinhua/Liu Quanlong)

A drill was held at the Tengger Desert in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region to enhance the collaboration of communication, medical care and supply in desert rescue as the desert travel became popular in China.

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