Volunteers played vital role during coronavirus lockdown in Xinjiang

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    During the lockdown in Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, community volunteers had a vital role to play, delivering vegetables, medicines and other essential supplies to residents who were not permitted to leave their apartments.

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