Police arrest 9 people over pollution protest

QUANG NINH — Local police remanded nine people in custody for protesting againt the pollution of the environment by Lam Thach 2 Cement Factory, owned by Quang Ninh Cement and Construction Co Ltd.

Traffic on the National Highway 10 was at a standstill for many hours while the protesters gathered to prevent vehicles from entering and exiting the factory.

Previously, local authorities temporarily suspended the factory from operation because it discharged toxic exhaust fumes, thus polluting the environment.

Authorised agencies continue to search for solutions for the case.

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