Taiwan scrambles jets to warn away Chinese planes in its air defence zone

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(Corrects headline to remove incorrect reference to number of Taiwanese jets) TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan scrambled jets on Tuesday to warn away 29 Chinese aircraft in its air defence zone, including bombers that flew to the south of the island and into the Pacific, in the latest uptick in tensions and largest incursion since late May. Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory, has complained for the past two years or so of repeated missions by the Chinese air force near the democratically governed island, often in the southwestern part of its air defence identification zone, or ADIZ, close…

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