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Urumqi statue's sudden arrival, departure create controversy

Updated: 2012-08-21 08:03
By Cao Yin in Beijing and Mao Weihua in Urumqi ( China Daily)

Urumqi statue's sudden arrival, departure create controversy

The statue of a flying Apsara stands at an intersection in Urumqi, the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on Aug 6 when it was completed. The statue was demolished on Friday. Zhu Yi / for China Daily

Urumqi statue's sudden arrival, departure create controversy

A new statue in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region was demolished only 11 days after it was put in place, but controversy about its creation and demise still rages.

Urumqi statue's sudden arrival, departure create controversy

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