Beijingers take anti-terror to the streets

From China Daily

To enforce the capital’s safety, Beijing launched a comprehensive anti-terrorist campaign on Friday, expanding prevention and control into all social levels, Beijing Youth Daily reported.  The social forces involved are some 850,000 safety volunteers. They’re parking lot workers, newspaper stands workers, representatives of residential buildings and other grassroots residents. They’re believed to be important forces in the whole structure of the anti-terrorist network and are able to contribute to the early warning system.  Volunteers formed a team of 100,000 to collect safety and stability information. They are assigned all over the city, with community heads as the leaders.  In the meantime, three rings of safeguarding lines were set to monitor traffic surrounding the capital, with checkpoints on the major roads…more

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