Police ‘Bust Chinese Slave-ring’

From BBC News:

Police in China have rescued 33 mentally disabled men who were forced to work as slaves at a building site, Chinese media report.

The men were said to have been discovered in a filthy 30sq m (320sq ft) room in Hulan, a city in the north-eastern province of Heilongjiang.

At least three people were detained, suspected of keeping the slaves.

College students reportedly saw a man jump to his death from a seventh-floor window, and raised the alarm.

Read also Dozens of slave workers freed in China: report from Reuters.

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