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29 February 2024

Woman jumps from hotel window

Part of the Chinese characters on the banner read as "Injustice, condemning black forces with my death." (Reuters)

By Reuters

A woman jumped off a hotel window as she attempted to commit suicide, in Langfang, Hebei province.

The woman, surnamed Dong, killed herself by jumping off the window on the sixth floor of a hotel.
According to local media, she threw leaflets out of the window before jumping to protest against a financial dispute with a local government official.
Local authorities said they were investigating the case that she claimed.