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06 Aug 2018 | 02:43 PM UTC

China: Increased security presence in Beijing August 6

China News Alert

Increased police presence reported in Beijing’s financial district August 6

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/6/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/8/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Shanghai). COUNTRY/REGION Beijing

Event

At least 50 police officers were deployed in the vicinity of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission in Beijing on Monday, August 6. No arrests were reported, but local sources report that police dispersed pedestrians from the area. It was not immediately clear why security forces had been deployed. Additional police deployments in the financial district are possible in the coming days.

Advice

Individuals in Beijing are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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