GUANGZHOU, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- More than 500 residents in a community in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou gathered again Friday night to protest the construction of a transformer substation in their neighborhood.
Dozens of police were dispatched to maintain order at the construction site near the west gate of the community called "Junjing Garden."
No clashes were reported between the protesters and police. According to a resident surnamed Wang living nearby, the residents of "Junjing Garden" began to gather at around 9:30 p.m. and left by 11:00 p.m.
The residents had gathered Thursday night, demanding a stoppage of building the transformer substation. They believed the transformer substation would generate radiation and damage their health.
China Southern Power Grid and Guangzhou Municipal Power Supply Bureau are in charge of the substation construction.