Pictured: Wang Baoku. There are 129 local languages and dialects within China across 56 ethnic groups, according to The Languages of China. Photo:Ifeng.com
Pictured: Wang Baoku. There are 129 local languages and dialects within China across 56 ethnic groups, according to The Languages of China. Photo:Ifeng.com

Policeman fluent in nearly all Chinese dialects helps more than 50 previously missing people reunite with families by analysing accents

  • A Chinese policeman’s impressive language skills have allowed him to identify where a person is from just by listening to a few sentences
  • Wang Baoku uses his talent for language, which he gained during military service, to track down missing people in China, some gone for decades

Pictured: Wang Baoku. There are 129 local languages and dialects within China across 56 ethnic groups, according to The Languages of China. Photo:Ifeng.com
Pictured: Wang Baoku. There are 129 local languages and dialects within China across 56 ethnic groups, according to The Languages of China. Photo:Ifeng.com
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