China: Explosion Teenager raises £9,000 after falsely claiming father killed in Tianjin blasts

Published August 18, 2015 by godshope1971

A 19-year old teenager has been detained by police in Fangchenggang in the southern region of Guangxi, after receiving 90,000 yuan (£9,000) from well wishers after reading her social media posting that her father was killed in the explosions in Tianjin.

AFP said that the teenager, known only as Yang, had claimed on the microblogging platform Sina Weibo that her father died following the series of blasts in the port city of Tianjin. A total of 112 people were killed with hundreds in hospital following the blasts. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

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