The Great Wall before and after the renovation in Suizhong county in Liaoning province. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Section of China’s Great Wall ‘paved over’ by local heritage bureau

It survived centuries of onslaught, but the fortification is no match for government restoration experts, who reportedly approved heavy use of lime to hold together loosening bricks

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The Great Wall before and after the renovation in Suizhong county in Liaoning province. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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