Armed officers and a police dog patrol in a business district of Beijing yesterday. A new unit of 2,000 officers in 150 armed patrol cars are beefing up security in the capital in the wake of a series of violent attacks in cities in recent months. Photo: Reuters Armed officers and a police dog patrol in a business district of Beijing yesterday. A new unit of 2,000 officers in 150 armed patrol cars are beefing up security in the capital in the wake of a series of violent attacks in cities in recent months. Photo: Reuters
Armed officers and a police dog patrol in a business district of Beijing yesterday. A new unit of 2,000 officers in 150 armed patrol cars are beefing up security in the capital in the wake of a series of violent attacks in cities in recent months. Photo: Reuters

Beijing launches armed patrol force in wake of civilian attacks

Armed officers and a police dog patrol in a business district of Beijing yesterday. A new unit of 2,000 officers in 150 armed patrol cars are beefing up security in the capital in the wake of a series of violent attacks in cities in recent months. Photo: Reuters Armed officers and a police dog patrol in a business district of Beijing yesterday. A new unit of 2,000 officers in 150 armed patrol cars are beefing up security in the capital in the wake of a series of violent attacks in cities in recent months. Photo: Reuters
Armed officers and a police dog patrol in a business district of Beijing yesterday. A new unit of 2,000 officers in 150 armed patrol cars are beefing up security in the capital in the wake of a series of violent attacks in cities in recent months. Photo: Reuters
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