China says Australians detained in Crown Resorts' case
China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday some Australians have been detained for suspected gambling crimes, after Australia's biggest casino company, Crown Resorts Ltd, said China had detained 18 of its employees including three Australians.
In a brief statement sent to Reuters, the ministry said the case was still being investigated.
It gave no other details.
(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Nick Macfie)
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