Cleaning workers retrieve the carcasses of pigs
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China pulls nearly 6,000 dead pigs from Shanghai river

The number of dead pigs found floating in Shanghai's main river has risen to almost 6,000.

The city authorities, still investigating where they have come from, say a number of the carcasses have tested positive for a common pig virus.

John Sudworth reports from Shanghai.

  • 13 Mar 2013
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