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Couple stands ground in standoff

By Zheng Jinran and Wang Huazhong | China Daily | Updated: 2012-11-23 08:14

Couple stands ground in standoff

Part of a residential building stands in the middle of a road yet to be officially used in Wenling, Zhejiang province, on Thursday. Its residents have failed to reach an agreement with the government over compensation they should receive for the building's demolition. Jin Yunguo / for China Daily

A standoff between local authorities in Zhejiang province and an elderly couple who refuse to leave their home to make way for a new road, is now into its fourth year with officials becoming increasingly concerned about the safety of the building.

Couple stands ground in standoff

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