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Testing times as China begins conscription week

11-02-2011 07:54 BJT

A medical worker conducts an optical examination of a young army conscript on Nov 1, in Yongchuan district, Southwest China's Chongqing municipality. About 200 youths from Hegeng and Chenshi districts underwent physical check-ups on the first day of seven days of medical test for a total of 1,600 conscripted youths from 23 counties who will serve at least 12 months enlisted service in the People's Liberation Army.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Medical workers check an army conscript's heart during an electrocardiographic examination on Nov 1, in Yongchuan district, Southwest China's Chongqing municipality. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A medical worker checks the blood pressure of a young army candidate on Nov 1, in Yongchuan district, Southwest China's Chongqing municipality.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]

An officer reads the rules to young army conscripts on Oct 31, 2011, in Zaoyang city, East China's Shandong province. China's national conscription week starts from Nov 1, 2011. [Photo/Aisanewsphoto]

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