Part Of The Great Wall Of China Was Demolished For A Shortcut

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Workers in central China’s Shanxi region scooped the Great Wall of China to make way for a shortcut. Police officials announced that after the collapse of a part of the Great Wall of China, two suspected workers were detained and an investigation was launched into the incident. Workers are accused of widening a gap in the Great Wall of China with ladles so they don’t have to go around the wall. Authorities added that the damage was “of an irreversible type”.

Damage To The Great Wall Of China Was First Reported On August 24.

The Great Wall of China, which has been on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage List since 1987 and is considered the largest military structure in the world, was built at intervals from 220 BC to 1600 BC.

The best-kept parts of the Great Wall were completed between the 14th and 17th centuries during the Ming Dynasty. The damaged part is also located in this part of the Great Wall of China.

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