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Chinese paramilitary training

Paramilitary policemen attend a training session in Guigang, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. 

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Paramilitary policemen attend a training session in Guigang, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. China Daily/via REUTERS

Paramilitary policemen attend a training session in Guigang, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. China Daily/via REUTERS
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Special paramilitary policemen attend a training session in Chuzhou, Anhui Province. 

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Special paramilitary policemen attend a training session in Chuzhou, Anhui Province. REUTERS/Stringer

Special paramilitary policemen attend a training session in Chuzhou, Anhui Province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Special paramilitary policemen practice during training on the outskirt of Beijing. REUTERS/China Daily

Special paramilitary policemen practice during training on the outskirt of Beijing. REUTERS/China Daily

Special paramilitary policemen practice during training on the outskirt of Beijing. REUTERS/China Daily
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Paramilitary police snipers raise their heads from basins of water during a practice session of holding their breaths underwater, as part of a psychological training, at an annual drill in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. 

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Paramilitary police snipers raise their heads from basins of water during a practice session of holding their breaths underwater, as part of a psychological training, at an annual drill in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary police snipers raise their heads from basins of water during a practice session of holding their breaths underwater, as part of a psychological training, at an annual drill in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/China Daily
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A paramilitary policeman crawls under fire obstacles during a drill at a military base in Chaohu, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily

A paramilitary policeman crawls under fire obstacles during a drill at a military base in Chaohu, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily

A paramilitary policeman crawls under fire obstacles during a drill at a military base in Chaohu, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily
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Paramilitary policemen take part in a drill in Baise, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, September 18, 2016. REUTERS/China Daily ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Paramilitary policemen take part in a drill in Baise, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, September 18, 2016. REUTERS/China Daily ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR...more

Paramilitary policemen take part in a drill in Baise, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, September 18, 2016. REUTERS/China Daily ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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A new paramilitary recruit does pull-ups during an examination after training in preparation for real-life rescue tasks in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/China Daily

A new paramilitary recruit does pull-ups during an examination after training in preparation for real-life rescue tasks in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/China Daily

A new paramilitary recruit does pull-ups during an examination after training in preparation for real-life rescue tasks in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/China Daily
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Paramilitary policemen present their daily military training as a report unveiling their work to public in Handan, Hebei province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen present their daily military training as a report unveiling their work to public in Handan, Hebei province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen present their daily military training as a report unveiling their work to public in Handan, Hebei province. REUTERS/China Daily
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Paramilitary policemen practise during a winter training session at a snow field in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. 

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Paramilitary policemen practise during a winter training session at a snow field in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen practise during a winter training session at a snow field in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. REUTERS/Stringer
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Paramilitary policemen take part in exercises, part of a psychological training program aimed at relieving anxiety, in Chuzhou, Anhui province. 

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Paramilitary policemen take part in exercises, part of a psychological training program aimed at relieving anxiety, in Chuzhou, Anhui province. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen take part in exercises, part of a psychological training program aimed at relieving anxiety, in Chuzhou, Anhui province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Paramilitary policemen rappel down a building as they take part in an anti-terrorism drill in Shanghai. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen rappel down a building as they take part in an anti-terrorism drill in Shanghai. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen rappel down a building as they take part in an anti-terrorism drill in Shanghai. REUTERS/China Daily
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A group of special paramilitary policemen attend a training session in Chuzhou, Anhui Province. REUTERS/Stringer

A group of special paramilitary policemen attend a training session in Chuzhou, Anhui Province. REUTERS/Stringer

A group of special paramilitary policemen attend a training session in Chuzhou, Anhui Province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Paramilitary policemen practice combat during a training session in muddy water at a military base in Chuzhou, Anhui province. 

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Paramilitary policemen practice combat during a training session in muddy water at a military base in Chuzhou, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen practice combat during a training session in muddy water at a military base in Chuzhou, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily
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Paramilitary policemen carry tyres as they take part in a training session in Zhangye, Gansu Province. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen carry tyres as they take part in a training session in Zhangye, Gansu Province. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen carry tyres as they take part in a training session in Zhangye, Gansu Province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Paramilitary policemen practise combat skills during a drill at a training base in Deyang, Sichuan province. 

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Paramilitary policemen practise combat skills during a drill at a training base in Deyang, Sichuan province. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen practise combat skills during a drill at a training base in Deyang, Sichuan province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Paramilitary policemen carrying a boat run across flooded grassland as another fellow policeman guides them with flags during a drill at a military base in Suining, Sichuan province. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen carrying a boat run across flooded grassland as another fellow policeman guides them with flags during a drill at a military base in Suining, Sichuan province. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen carrying a boat run across flooded grassland as another fellow policeman guides them with flags during a drill at a military base in Suining, Sichuan province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Paramilitary policemen shout as they lift a log during a winter training session at a military base in Chaohu, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen shout as they lift a log during a winter training session at a military base in Chaohu, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen shout as they lift a log during a winter training session at a military base in Chaohu, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily
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Paramilitary soldiers lift logs during a physical training in mud in Chuzhou, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary soldiers lift logs during a physical training in mud in Chuzhou, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary soldiers lift logs during a physical training in mud in Chuzhou, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily
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Paramilitary policemen take part in a winter training in Shenyang, Liaoning province. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen take part in a winter training in Shenyang, Liaoning province. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen take part in a winter training in Shenyang, Liaoning province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Paramilitary policemen snipers practice during an annual drill in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen snipers practice during an annual drill in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen snipers practice during an annual drill in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/China Daily
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Paramilitary policemen wrestle as they take part in a winter training session at a military base in Chaohu, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen wrestle as they take part in a winter training session at a military base in Chaohu, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen wrestle as they take part in a winter training session at a military base in Chaohu, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily
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A paramilitary policeman knocks down a man role-playing as a plane hijacker during an anti-terrorism drill at Nanjing Lukou International Airport in Jiangsu province. REUTERS/China Daily

A paramilitary policeman knocks down a man role-playing as a plane hijacker during an anti-terrorism drill at Nanjing Lukou International Airport in Jiangsu province. REUTERS/China Daily

A paramilitary policeman knocks down a man role-playing as a plane hijacker during an anti-terrorism drill at Nanjing Lukou International Airport in Jiangsu province. REUTERS/China Daily
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Paramilitary policemen take part in a winter training session at a snow field in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen take part in a winter training session at a snow field in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen take part in a winter training session at a snow field in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. REUTERS/Stringer
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Anti-terrorism paramilitary policemen take part in a drill in Changsha, Hunan province. REUTERS/Stringer

Anti-terrorism paramilitary policemen take part in a drill in Changsha, Hunan province. REUTERS/Stringer

Anti-terrorism paramilitary policemen take part in a drill in Changsha, Hunan province. REUTERS/Stringer
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A paramilitary policeman raises up his gun and takes a breath while crossing a river during anti-terrorism drill in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. REUTERS/Stringer

A paramilitary policeman raises up his gun and takes a breath while crossing a river during anti-terrorism drill in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. REUTERS/Stringer

A paramilitary policeman raises up his gun and takes a breath while crossing a river during anti-terrorism drill in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. REUTERS/Stringer
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A newly recruited paramilitary policeman participates in a drill in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region. REUTERS/China Daily

A newly recruited paramilitary policeman participates in a drill in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region. REUTERS/China Daily

A newly recruited paramilitary policeman participates in a drill in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region. REUTERS/China Daily
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A paramilitary policeman cools himself down during a regular training session in Hefei, Anhui province. REUTERS/Stringer

A paramilitary policeman cools himself down during a regular training session in Hefei, Anhui province. REUTERS/Stringer

A paramilitary policeman cools himself down during a regular training session in Hefei, Anhui province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Paramilitary policemen practise handstands during a summer drill in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. The Chinese characters read, "perfect mastery". REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen practise handstands during a summer drill in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. The Chinese characters read, "perfect mastery". REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen practise handstands during a summer drill in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. The Chinese characters read, "perfect mastery". REUTERS/Stringer
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Paramilitary policemen jump during a training session in muddy water at a military base in Chuzhou, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen jump during a training session in muddy water at a military base in Chuzhou, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily

Paramilitary policemen jump during a training session in muddy water at a military base in Chuzhou, Anhui province. REUTERS/China Daily
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Paramilitary policemen participate in a night drill in Taiyuan. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen participate in a night drill in Taiyuan. REUTERS/Stringer

Paramilitary policemen participate in a night drill in Taiyuan. REUTERS/Stringer
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