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Date: Friday, 7-Sep-2012 14:39:12
The river that DID run red: Residents of Chinese city left baffled after Yangtze turns scarlet
It is the last thing the residents of Chongqing would have expected to see.
But the Yangtze river, which runs through the city in south-western China, turned a bright shade of orange-red yesterday.
The waterway where the Yangtze met the Jialin River provided a fascinating contrast as the red started to filter into the other river.
While officials investigate the cause of the colouring, one fisherman went about his daily were so amazed that they collected samples in water bottles.
Although the cause is yet to be determined, this is not the first time a river has turned red in China.
More pictures here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2199800/The-river-DID-run-red-Residents-Chinese-city-left-baffled-Yangtze-turns-scarlet.html business as if nothing had happened.