Chinese police detain 22 after protest at railway station

April 4, 2015 1:32 AM

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BEIJING (Reuters) - Police in southern China have detained 22 people after demonstrators forced their way into a high-speed rail station in a protest about land and housing issues, state news agency Xinhua has said.

Residents of Mazha village in Guangdong province entered the station platform just after 8 p.m. EDT on Thursday, causing the train to depart 30 minutes late, Xinhua said late on Friday.

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