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Thousands protest stench

September 02, 2009|Times Wire Reports

Protests over a powerful stench from a sewage treatment plant in eastern China drew up to 10,000 people and left 10 people hurt in clashes, residents and a human rights monitor said.

Angry villagers in Fujian province confronted 2,000 riot police officers over a wastewater treatment plant that had fouled the area's air and water, Hong Kong-based Information Center for Human Rights and Democracy said.

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