Security in Beijing prepares for torch arrival

Beijing is preparing for the arrival of the Olympic torch arrival back in the capital. The torch is expected to pass the Great Wall and Tiananmen Square. Security will be tight wherever the torch travels after yesterday’s attack deadly attack in Xinjiang.

“The different departments of the Beijing police have taken detailed precautions for the Olympic torch relay,” said Sun Xuecai, one of the officials in charge of the Beijing leg.

“We can say we are sufficiently prepared, in every way possible.

“The torch relay will happen without incident, warmly and joyously,” he said, without giving details of security measures taken.

Yao Ming will be one of the torch bearers.


Posted by Mike 10 years ago

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