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Top Eastern Airports executives fired over COVID-19 resurgence

This photo captures people walking towards Terminal 1 of Nanjing Lukou International Airport in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province, on July 29, 2020. (JI CHUNPENG / XINHUA)

NANJING – Two top executives of Eastern Airports that oversee the Nanjing Lukou International Airport have been fired, according to the provincial government of Jiangsu.

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Chairman of the Board Feng Jun and General Manager Xu Yong were removed from their positions after a mid-July COVID-19 outbreak at the airport resulted in the spread of the virus to other parts of China.

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The two executives had previously been put under disciplinary and supervisory investigation by the anti-graft body of east China's Jiangsu province.