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Britain 'concerned' Hong Kong consular staff held on mainland

Employee has not returned from visit to Shenzhen earlier this month

 Simon Cheng, an employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong, has not returned to work as scheduled on Aug. 9 from a trip to the mainland city of Shenzhen.   © Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) -- Britain said on Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a staff member at the consulate in its former colony of Hong Kong had been detained in mainland China.

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