China killings reveal plight of migrant workers


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  • Thursday, 15 Sep 2005

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese labourer who was insulted when he tried to claim unpaid wages ran amok and killed four people, triggering anguish across the country about the plight of millions of abused migrant workers. 

Wang Binyu, from the undeveloped western province of Gansu, went on the rampage after he was mistreated "like a dog" by managers while trying to get his back pay, the Beijing Youth Daily said on Thursday. 

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