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This photo taken on June 12, 2011 shows damaged police cars, overturned by protestors after hundreds of residents rioted along the main road in Xintang town, a denim garment district in the southern China's Guangzhou province. Hundreds of people rioted in southern China over the weekend, with the major city of Guangzhou hit by mass protests after rumors spread on the Internet that police beat a street hawker to death. Hong Kong television on June 13 showed scenes from the previous night of cars engulfed in flames and police out in force to quell rioting in the manufacturing hub of over 10 million. The riots were reportedly sparked by online rumours that a man in the village was beaten to death and his pregnant wife manhandled during a police operation targeting street hawkers, the paper added.

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This photo taken on June 12, 2011 shows damaged police cars, overturned by protestors after hundreds of residents rioted along the main road in Xintang town, a denim garment district in the southern China's Guangzhou province. Hundreds of people rioted in southern China over the weekend, with the major city of Guangzhou hit by mass protests after rumors spread on the Internet that police beat a street hawker to death. Hong Kong television on June 13 showed scenes from the previous night of cars engulfed in flames and police out in force to quell rioting in the manufacturing hub of over 10 million. The riots were reportedly sparked by online rumours that a man in the village was beaten to death and his pregnant wife manhandled during a police operation targeting street hawkers, the paper added.

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