Two Chinese boys travelled 80km in bus undercarriage

Source: BBC News

Pictures of two Chinese boys who travelled 80km (50 miles) in the undercarriage of a bus have sparked an online outcry about the welfare of the country’s “left-behind” children.

The two, who have not been named by state media, are from a poor village in southern Guangxi, and had been trying to reach their parents, who work in neighbouring Guangdong province.

They were reported missing on 23 November by their teacher, and found on the same day in the undercarriage of a vehicle at a bus station.

Pictures and video show the two boys caked with mud and clinging to the bottom of the bus.

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