China creates anti-terror squad

China has created a special 100,000 anti-terrorist force for the Olympics, reinforcing the impression that the Games will be dominated by tough security measures.

Restrictions on Chinese and foreigners in Beijing are mounting as the Olympic torch begins the second half of its trip round Chinato Beijing.

Tomorrow it is in Tibet, where the police are expected to be out in force and the route and date were kept secret until the last minute to prevent disruption by protesters.

The authorities gave away few details of the "anti-terror squad", but they have already said that fears over terrorism are their prime concern for the Games.


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