Clashes in Shanghai over lockdown evictions.
Written by News Room on April 16, 2022
Video has emerged of clashes between police and people being forced out of their homes in Shanghai, as the city enters a third week of Covid lockdown.
Millions are confined to their homes as Shanghai battles a fresh outbreak of the virus. Anyone who tests positive is placed in quarantine.
But with more than 20,000 new cases a day, authorities are struggling to find enough space.
The city in recent weeks has converted exhibition halls, residences and schools into quarantine centres, and set up makeshift hospitals.