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Dozens Injured in Protests Over Chinese Railway Project

Authorities say 38 civilians and more than 30 policemen were injured in southwestern China during a weekend protest by residents who feared that a planned railway would bypass their remote community. The county government of Linshui in Sichuan province said in a statement Monday that more than 100 protesters charged police and burned vehicles on Saturday, and that 40 people were detained. It said 20 more were detained Sunday when crowds gathered again. It wasn't immediately clear if...

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