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Some beaches reopened
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Here is an item of interest to swimmers.

     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (August 20) that the shark prevention nets at Hung Shing Yeh Beach, Upper Cheung Sha Beach & Tong Fuk Beach in Islands District have been repaired and the beaches have been reopened.

     The beaches were temporarily closed earlier on for shark prevention nets maintenance work.

     However, due to big waves, red flags are still hoisted at the beaches. Beach-goers are advised not to swim at these beaches.
Ends/Saturday, August 20, 2016
Issued at HKT 17:22
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