The river that DID run red:

Residents of Chinese city left baffled after Yangtze turns scarlet

Meeting point: A ship sails across the junction of the polluted Yangtze River (left) and the Jialin River in Chongqing, China, yesterday

The Yangtze river, which runs through the city of Chongqing in south-western China, turned a bright shade of orange-red yesterday. The waterway where the Yangtze met the Jialin River provided a fascinating contrast as the red started to filter into the other river. Officials are investigating the cause of the colouring.

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