Photos on social media purportedly show protesters in Xiantao, Hubei, demonstrating against plans for a waste incineration plant. Photo: SCMP Pictures Photos on social media purportedly show protesters in Xiantao, Hubei, demonstrating against plans for a waste incineration plant. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Photos on social media purportedly show protesters in Xiantao, Hubei, demonstrating against plans for a waste incineration plant. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Chinese city puts plans for waste-burning plant on hold as protesters take to the streets

Xiantao mayor calls for calm amid ongoing demonstrations over project

Photos on social media purportedly show protesters in Xiantao, Hubei, demonstrating against plans for a waste incineration plant. Photo: SCMP Pictures Photos on social media purportedly show protesters in Xiantao, Hubei, demonstrating against plans for a waste incineration plant. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Photos on social media purportedly show protesters in Xiantao, Hubei, demonstrating against plans for a waste incineration plant. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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