北京10月12日电 -- 中国第八批赴南苏丹（朱巴）维和步兵营近日正式成立。
BEIJING, Oct. 12 -- The 8th batch of Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion to South Sudan (Juba) was established recently.
Formed mainly from a brigade of the PLA 82nd Group Army, the peacekeeping battalion includes infantry, artillery, armored corps, scouts, etc., more than half of which have participated in military parades, international military competitions and joint exercises.
At present, the peacekeepers are carrying out intensive training on subjects including cordon and patrol, protection of civilians and response to violent terrorist attacks. They will head to mission areas in two batches this December to carry out one-year peacekeeping mission.