Great Wall of China in danger: Visitors spotted cooking meal at the UNESCO world heritage site; Asmita Kundu; IB Times

China – The Great Wall

The Great Wall of China, which is one of the UNESCO heritage sites, attracts 10 million visitors every year.

Another world heritage site is in danger!

According to South China Morning Post, a group of visitors have been reportedly accused of cooking over a campfire at the Great Wall of China.

Beijing Youth Daily reported that at least six people have been spotted lighting a fire and cooking a meal at the Panlong Mountain section of the heritage site which is nearly 150 km away from China’s capital Beijing.

The campfire was first spotted by some volunteers who then informed an official about it. The official, who has been identified only by his surname Li, went to the spot to investigate.

“We asked them to follow us down the mountain, but they were uncooperative and refused to show us their identity cards,” Li said.

 

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