China marks anniversary of navy

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China's navy has been marking the 63rd birthday of the People's Liberation Army celebrated in style.

The Chinese sailors were joined for the events by officers from the Russian navy - who also carried out a joint military drill in the Yellow Sea.

Performances to mark the anniversary included demonstrations of combat skills, both with knives and unarmed.

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