Chinese expectant mother killed in septic tank fall outside her home


A pregnant woman has died after stepping out of her car and falling into a septic tank in eastern China, reviving public concerns over poorly maintained manholes.

The woman, who was 29 and expecting her first child in less than three months, stepped onto the tank’s broken plastic cover near her home in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province on Tuesday night, according to local newspaper Modern Express.

Her husband made a desperate attempt to rescue his wife, identified only by her surname Ren…


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