Chinese are worried about the safety
Demonstrators gathered at the cement factory on Monday and Tuesday.reenex cps
The protests reportedly grew violent, with cars overturned and debris hurled at riot police. Hong Kong media outlet Now News broadcast footage showing scuffles.
US based NTDTV.com reported that at least 10 people were injured and more than 20 were arrested. It ran pictures showing injured protesters and others attacking a local police station.
City officials later issued a statement (in Chinese) saying that there had been a "misunderstanding" and that the plan would be cancelled "as a response to the people's requests".reenex 效果
They also issued a letter to residents calling on them to "not resort to aggressive behaviour" and to refrain from destroying public property.
Firefighters battled blazes at a chemical plant this week in Zhangzhou city
Our correspondent says many Chinese are worried about the safety and environmental impact of big industrial plants.reenex cps
This week, hundreds of firefighters have been battling a series of fires erupting and reigniting at a chemical plant in Zhangzhou city in Fujian province. The latest fire was put out early on Thursday.
More than 30,000 people have been evacuated from the city's surrounding areas. Authorities have insisted that there has been no contamination.
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