Paramilitary police gather outside the Helong stadium ahead of the World Cup football qualifying match between China and South Korea in Changsha, Hunan province, on Thursday. Photo: AFP Paramilitary police gather outside the Helong stadium ahead of the World Cup football qualifying match between China and South Korea in Changsha, Hunan province, on Thursday. Photo: AFP
Paramilitary police gather outside the Helong stadium ahead of the World Cup football qualifying match between China and South Korea in Changsha, Hunan province, on Thursday. Photo: AFP

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Paramilitary police gather outside the Helong stadium ahead of the World Cup football qualifying match between China and South Korea in Changsha, Hunan province, on Thursday. Photo: AFP Paramilitary police gather outside the Helong stadium ahead of the World Cup football qualifying match between China and South Korea in Changsha, Hunan province, on Thursday. Photo: AFP
Paramilitary police gather outside the Helong stadium ahead of the World Cup football qualifying match between China and South Korea in Changsha, Hunan province, on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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