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China student froze to death from punishment gone wrong

SHANDONG, China - In a case of corporal punishment gone wrong, a student from Wujing Junior Middle School in Linqu, Shandong froze to death outside the school's hostel last week.

Shin Min Daily reported that 14-year-old student Zhang Jixin was made to stand out in the cold as punishment for going out to buy tidbits for his school mate.

Zhang was caught by one of the teachers on the evening of Dec 17, trying to climb the dormitory wall, the Wuhan Evening News reported.

The teacher who punished him allegedly forgot about about his charge and went drinking with his friends.

The boy ended up standing for the entire night in temperatures of minus 10 degrees celsius, and collapsed in a ditch outside the hostel....» Continue reading

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