Torch passes through Nanjing

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 03 September, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 03 September, 2008, 12:00am

The Paralympic torch relay stopped in the historical city of Nanjing yesterday. Sixty torch-bearers took part in the 3km relay in the capital of Jiangsu . The torch relay will cover over 13,100km in nine days, passing 11 'torch relay' cities, which were selected from as many provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities The flame will arrive in Beijing on Friday ahead of the Paralympic Games opening ceremony the following day.