PLA soldiers injured in clash with police

PLA soldiers injured in clash with police
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18 October 2011
South China Morning Post
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PLA soldiers injured in clash with police

Three PLA soldiers were injured in Yulin , Guangxi , in a rare clash with public security officers that saw more than 100 soldiers surround a local police bureau. A city government official confirmed yesterday that the clash occurred on Saturday night. The Hong Kong-based Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy said it happened at about 8pm after three drunken soldiers got into a fight with three on-duty police officers, who were also injured. More than 100 soldiers, some carrying guns, surrounded the bureau when the three soldiers were not released. The trio were later sent to a hospital. Online forums said the three soldiers were beaten inside the bureau for two hours and suffered broken bones. Teddy Ng

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