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Chinese woman detained over chopping boy`s ears

IANS | Last Updated: Friday, February 7, 2014 - 21:20

Beijing: A Chinese woman has been detained by police on suspicion of chopping off the ears of a six-year-old boy in Hubei province.

On Jan 28, Zhang Qihui, 35, is suspected of taking her nephew outside her house, chopping both his ears with a fruit knife and leaving wounds on his chin, after quarrels with her family members over housing construction in Xiangyang city, according to police.

The boy was later taken to a hospital, where only one of his ears was successfully reconnected, Xinhua reported citing a doctor in the hospital.
The boy is now in a stable condition and has been discharged from the hospital, the doctor said.

First Published: Friday, February 7, 2014 - 21:20
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