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Third Chinese city to ban long-distance buses over virus concerns: official

PTI | Beijing | Updated: 26-01-2020 11:23 IST | Created: 26-01-2020 11:20 IST
Third Chinese city to ban long-distance buses over virus concerns: official
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A third major city in China will ban long-distance buses, authorities said Sunday, as they scramble to contain a deadly new virus that has spread across the country.

From 6 pm (1000 GMT) Sunday, Xi'an will suspend long-distance buses and tourist chartered buses entering the city of 10 million people, local officials said on the Twitter-like Weibo platform, following the announcement of similar measures in Tianjin and Beijing.



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