AFX: Chinese police arrest 22 for deadly attack on village in land dispute

From AFX, via Forbes.com:

Police have arrested 22 people over a deadly mob attack on a village whose residents have refused to leave their land to make way for a power plant, Xinhua news agency reported.

A construction contractor and 21 accomplices were arrested in the northern Hebei province and are being charged with killing six farmers and wounding 51 in the pre-dawn clash, it said.

June 22, 2005 9:12 AM
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