China: 600 arrested in Asian Games security check

The Guangzhou Asian Games are scheduled to be held on November 12-27.

Last Updated: Nov 07, 2010, 10:00 AM IST

Beijing: In a massive security operation ahead of the Asian Games, police in China have arrested 611 people near the host city of Guangzhou, officials said.

The Guangzhou Asian Games are scheduled to be held on November 12-27.

The Ministry of Public Security on Saturday said that police have checked over one million vehicles and more than three million people coming into Guangzhou since October 10, when security checks were tightened for the Games, Xinhua reported.
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