Bitterly cold residents of China’s Hebei province are complaining about not being able to access sufficient gas to heat their homes this winter. Photo: Getty Images
Bitterly cold residents of China’s Hebei province are complaining about not being able to access sufficient gas to heat their homes this winter. Photo: Getty Images

Gas cutoffs in China’s rural Hebei set off chilling complaints that put the heat on local officials

  • Subfreezing temperatures in the province that surrounds China’s capital city of Beijing have left rural residents desperate for a respite from the winter cold
  • Authorities admit that officials at lower levels failed to secure adequate supplies of natural gas, resulting in residents being unable to heat their homes or cook food

Bitterly cold residents of China’s Hebei province are complaining about not being able to access sufficient gas to heat their homes this winter. Photo: Getty Images
Bitterly cold residents of China’s Hebei province are complaining about not being able to access sufficient gas to heat their homes this winter. Photo: Getty Images
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