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The head of a major Chinese province and former aide to disgraced official Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation as part of a widening probe into alleged corruption.
Hebei province Communist Party head Zhou Benshun is suspected of “severe violations of discipline and the law,” the party’s anti-graft watchdog said in a brief statement issued late Friday.
No details were given, although the term is a standard euphemism for corruption.
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