People in Yangluo protest against the proposed incineration plant on Thursday night. Photo: Handout

Thousands protest in central China over waste incineration plant

  • Riot police deployed after week of unrest over proposed plant next to residential areas – echoing recent years’ protests against incinerators elsewhere in the country
  • District government urges people to ignore rumours and says plant’s location has yet to be finalised
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People in Yangluo protest against the proposed incineration plant on Thursday night. Photo: Handout
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Zhuang Pinghui

Zhuang Pinghui

Based in Beijing, Zhuang Pinghui joined the Post in 2004 to report on China. She covers a range of issues including policy, healthcare, culture and society.