July 14, 2015 / 4:41 PM / 5 years ago

Eleven Britons arrested in China, says UK Foreign Office

LONDON (Reuters) - Eleven Britons, including two with dual British-South African nationality, have been arrested in northern China, the Foreign Office said on Tuesday.

“Consular staff have visited the group to provide assistance and we are liaising with Chinese authorities,” a Foreign Office spokesman told Reuters.

No further details of the reason for the arrests or when they occurred were immediately available.

Reporting by Stephen Addison, editing by Larry King

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