Foreigners Stuck with Needles in Chinese Market

July 1, 2002

SHANGHAI - American, Canadian and British tourists in China are being warned about shopping in the commercial hub of Shanghai after three foreigners were reportedly stuck with needles while shopping.

The US, Canadian and British consulates have reportedly issued warnings to notify citizens of the attacks, which occurred in the Xiangyang Market area. There was no word on whether the foreigners were infected with a disease by the needle, or if there were any suspects.

Chinese police are reportedly investigating the crimes.

Information from reuters.com