Lunar New Year leaves Beijing empty
February 9, 2016 16:53 IST
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A member of security personnel stands on duty on an empty train platform inside a station on the Subway Line Number 1 on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year, in Beijing, China on 7 February 2016. According to local media, traffic in Beijing has seen a rare relief from its usual heavy pressure after 15 million people left the city, heading for family reunions in their hometowns on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year of Monkey.