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China ramps up security in Islamic areas during Eid al-Fitr

Chinese cities with large Muslim populations have tightened security ahead of the holiday of Eid al-Fitr on Friday, with additional police and anti-terrorism units drafted in to check for any evidence of infiltration by extremist groups. It is expected that at least 10 ethnic groups, comprising about 20 million Chinese, will take part in the festival, which […]