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Beijing subway passengers instructed not to wear ‘bizarre dress’

A busy subway in Beijing.
A busy subway in Beijing. Image by Valentina Yachichurova / CC BY-SA 2.0

Passengers on Beijing’s subway have been warned that wearing ‘bizarre dress’ could cause a stampede. The city police issued a statement saying that wearing unusual clothing or strange outfits might cause a public safety problem. In particular, costumes and masks are to be avoided, as should forming flash mobs, though none are officially prohibited by law. Read more: wantchinatimes.com