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Nov 06, 2022 06:42 AM
CHINA

Woman Falls to Her Death From Building Sealed Off for Covid Control

On Oct. 25, the entrance to the building where Wang lived was welded shut with a metal door after two residents tested positive for Covid.
On Oct. 25, the entrance to the building where Wang lived was welded shut with a metal door after two residents tested positive for Covid.

Social media posts of a young woman desperately crying out for help after her mother fell from a sealed off building in Inner Mongolia went viral on China’s internet.

The posts included a video clip showing a young woman crouching beside a female body and weeping in front of an open metal gate. The incident in Hohhot, the capital of Inner Mongolia, fueled an uproar of protest over the city’s stringent Covid-control measures

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