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Girl, 3, Left In Coma After Hired Mob Beat Up Family

Girl, 3, Left In Coma After Hired Mob Beat Up Family

Chinese cops are hunting a hired mob who left a three-year-old-girl in a coma after smashing their way into the family home and hitting her and her parents with sticks in an apparent bid to get them to move house.

An Lu and her parents together with a few other families had refused to move to make way for a major construction project in Andi village near the city of Xi'an in Western China's Shaanxi province.

Dad An He, 32, said: "Basically, the city boundaries are expanding and they wanted our land to build on. We had been warned that things might get heavy if we didn't agree to settle but nobody really thought it would come to something like this."

Other families had already accepted compensation and moved out, but the family of Lu and some others felt that it was not enough to find a new home, and were demanding more money or the right to stay where they were.

But their homes were left uninhabitable after the mob believed to have been hired thugs' that locals claim were paid for by the construction firm stormed their way into the homes in the middle of the night, and started smashing them up, and also attacking the people inside.

An He said: "My daughter and my wife were screaming and I ran over and put my hand over her head, one of the thugs hit my arm with a stick and the stick broke and smashed her on the head. She started bleeding heavily and wasn't moving any more, and when they saw that they ran off."

The parents rushed their daughter to hospital where the medics diagnosed a fractured skull, and put her in intensive care. A spokesman described her condition as critical and said she was in an artificial coma to allow the body to heal.

Local police have confirmed they are investigating the incident.

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