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Beijing on Security Alert Amid Alleged Christmas Threats - Police

© REUTERS / Jason Lee An armed policeman from the Snow Leopard Commando Unit stands guard next to a police van at the Sanlitun area, a fashionable location for shopping and dining, on Christmas Eve in Beijing, China, December 24, 2015.
An armed policeman from the Snow Leopard Commando Unit stands guard next to a police van at the Sanlitun area, a fashionable location for shopping and dining, on Christmas Eve in Beijing, China, December 24, 2015. - Sputnik International
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A heightened security alert is in effect in Beijing amid winter holiday celebrations, police have announced in a statement.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the Beijing police statement, a yellow (second lowest) security alert has been issued for Christmas and New Year in order to maintain good social order, particularly in large shopping areas.

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According to BBC, there was an increased police presence in Beijing’s Sanlitun diplomatic and entertainment district on Thursday.

Earlier, it was reported that the UK and US embassies in Beijing had urged their citizens to be vigilant while visiting the Sanlitun area due to possible threats on or around Christmas.

The French and Australian embassies have also sent out similar warnings.

The Sanlitun district is a popular shopping and entertainment district for Westerners.

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