Anti-coal protesters in China attack officials with sickles and clubs

The Associated Press reports that villagers in China protesting against mining turned violent and in the ensuing melee one police officer died.

The Lijiang city government in Yunnan province said late Friday that the violence erupted on Wednesday as villagers were gathered at a township government office to express concern that activities at a coal mine could trigger geological disasters.

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