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Japan, South Korea Dispatch Fighter Jets After China Conducts Drills in Sensitive Areas

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NewsHubJapan and South Korea have put their fighter jets on high alert in East China Sea and Sea of Japan after spotting Chinese aircrafts flying back and forth in the region, Japanese and South Korean officials said.
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A Japanese defense ministry official’s statement on Tuesday claimed that eight Chinese aircrafts conducted aerial operation over the Tsushima Strait on Monday. It further claimed that the eight aircrafts included six H-6 bombers, one warning plane, and one intelligence-gathering plane.
Japanese media claimed that Chinese planes did not breach Japan’s airspace and also shed light on the route undertaken by Chinese pilots during the operation. It said that the planes first headed northeast over the Sea of Japan and made a u-turn to fly back to the East China Sea.

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