27 Nov '11, 2am

Incident where toddler was run over twice and left to die still haunts Chinese market

Incident where toddler was run over twice and left to die still haunts Chinese market

Little Yue Yue being treated in hospital last month (above). The two-year-old was run over on Oct 13 by not one but two vehicles at Guangfo Hardware Market in Foshan and left to die before a rag-and-bone collector picked her up and called for help. She died about a week later. -- PHOTOS: AP, PEH SHING HUEI By Peh Shing Huei, China Bureau Chief, in Foshan (Guangdong) The red ink marking the spot where the tragedy took place has grown so faint it is barely visible. The police have stopped coming by to question witnesses. The media throng has disappeared. More than a month after toddler Wang Yue died after being hit by not one but two vehicles here in an incident that shocked China, much of Guangfo Hardware Market has regained a semblance of normalcy. But probe a little deeper and the shopkeepers of this sprawling wholesale centre are still struggling to shed their collective...

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