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Firefighting exercise in Shanghai subway

2009-10-14 03:09:57 GMT2009-10-14 11:09:57 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Chinese firefighters demonstrate putting out a simulated fire at a subway station in Shanghai, October 13, 2009. The exercise aimed to prepare firefighters for emergencies and enhance the coordination between firefighters and staff working for the subway system as the metropolis marks the 200-day countdown to the 2010 Expo, which is set to open on May 1, 2010.[Xinhua]

Two Chinese bomb disposal experts move an object, suspected to be a bomb, with an explosion protection instrument during a simulated fire at a subway station in Shanghai, October 13, 2009. [Xinhua]

Chinese firefighters carry a "victim" on a stretcher during a simulated fire at a subway station in Shanghai, October 13, 2009. [Xinhua]

Chinese firefighters exercise in a subway station in Shanghai, October 13, 2009.

The exercise aimed to prepare firefighters for emergencies and enhance the coordination between firefighters and staff working for the subway system as the metropolis marks the 200-day countdown to the 2010 Expo, which is set to open on May 1, 2010.

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