The opening to the shaft was hidden by a piece of netting. Photo: Handout

Chinese boy, 9, dies after falling down manhole covered only by a net

  • Child was playing close to his parents’ noodle shop and had no idea the shaft was there because it had been hidden, his uncle says
  • Firefighters recover youngster’s body in another shaft about 1km from where he fell
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The opening to the shaft was hidden by a piece of netting. Photo: Handout
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A five-year-old Chinese boy is fighting for his life after apparently swallowing rat poison at kindergarten. Photo: Handout

Chinese boy, 5, who swallowed rat poison at kindergarten ‘unlikely to survive’

  • Mother of child, who has been on a life support machine for over two weeks, says doctors told her that her son had suffered multiple injuries
  • Youngster fell ill on October 22 after eating his lunch at a school in Zhuhai
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A five-year-old Chinese boy is fighting for his life after apparently swallowing rat poison at kindergarten. Photo: Handout
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