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Police smash tomb-robbing gang in N China

Updated: 2013-06-06 16:56
( chinadaily.com.cn)

Police in Baotou, the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, retrieved 317 cultural relics robbed from tombs, and captured thee suspects in May, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Wednesday.

An antique dealer was held as a suspect.

Four of these relics were classified as national grade items by the region's bureau of cultural relics. The case is still under investigation.

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