Surveillance video shows a group attack on women in the northern Chinese city of Tangshan on June 10. The assault sparked widespread outrage and spurred the city to launch a “lightning blitz” campaign against gangs. Photo: Weibo
Surveillance video shows a group attack on women in the northern Chinese city of Tangshan on June 10. The assault sparked widespread outrage and spurred the city to launch a “lightning blitz” campaign against gangs. Photo: Weibo

Chinese security official calls for crackdown on gangs following Tangshan attack

  • Political and legal affairs chief urges authorities to tackle street crimes, scams, prostitution, gambling and other criminal activity
  • The comments come two weeks after a brutal group assault on women at a restaurant in northern China

Surveillance video shows a group attack on women in the northern Chinese city of Tangshan on June 10. The assault sparked widespread outrage and spurred the city to launch a “lightning blitz” campaign against gangs. Photo: Weibo
Surveillance video shows a group attack on women in the northern Chinese city of Tangshan on June 10. The assault sparked widespread outrage and spurred the city to launch a “lightning blitz” campaign against gangs. Photo: Weibo
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