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China military leaker gets 10 years

Reuters

China has handed a 10-year prison term to an individual who leaked secret military documents and photographs to a foreign spy, state media reported on Monday, without naming the country involved.

The individual, surnamed Li, was approached by a foreign intelligence agent via a popular social media platform, the official China Daily newspaper reported. Li had provided secret military journals and information about bases in the southern province of Guangdong, the report said. Li also leaked pictures of military gear, the People’s Daily newspaper said.