Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in an overturned police car in Luzhou, Sichuan province, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in an overturned police car in Luzhou, Sichuan province, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in an overturned police car in Luzhou, Sichuan province, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

20 detained for Sichuan riot sparked by rumour

Trouble sparked by claims that police had beaten a man to death is the mainland's latest case of unrest caused by hearsay

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in an overturned police car in Luzhou, Sichuan province, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in an overturned police car in Luzhou, Sichuan province, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in an overturned police car in Luzhou, Sichuan province, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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