China nabs 26 suspected tomb robbers, recovers valuable relics

A police officer displays a retrieved cultural relic which was stolen from an ancient burial site, at a police station in Dulan county, Qinghai province, China August 2, 2018. China Daily via REUTERS

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has arrested 26 suspects and retrieved almost 650 cultural relics stolen from an ancient burial site in northwestern Qinghai province, the Ministry of Public Security said on Sunday. China’s official Xinhua news agency said experts believe many of the items recovered are of “tremendous historical value” as they show cultural interactions […]

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