Archive for the ‘fights’ Category

China Snow and Cold Causing “Nearly National Disorder”

January 28, 2008
By WILLIAM FOREMAN, Associated Press

GUANGZHOU, China – Snow and ice storms have stranded hundreds of thousands of people — most of them migrant workers hoping to leave for the Chinese or Lunar New Year — and more blizzards threatened Monday to wreck what for many is a rare chance to see family.

Paramilitary policemen try to maintain order as it snows at ...
Paramilitary policemen try to maintain order as it snows at a railway station in Anhui province January 27, 2008. Heavy snow and sleet in recent days have hit central, eastern and southern China, areas used to milder winters. Dozens of people have died and many highways, railways and airports have been paralysed.REUTERS/Stringer

Chinese passengers flight each other while trying to get on ...
Chinese passengers flight each other while trying to get on a delayed train at the Railway East Station in Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong province, Monday, Jan. 28, 2008. Hundreds of police and soldiers were trying to control swelling crowds Monday at a train station in southern China, where about 200,000 travelers were stranded by blizzards and ice storms that have created a transportation crisis during the nation’s busiest travel time of the year.
(AP Photo/Color China Photo) CHINA OUT

People and vehicles make their way amid snowfall in Nanjing, ...

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