外文标题：Chinese tycoon survives being buried alive by car thieves
BEIJING: Car thieves buried a tycoon alive before making away with his Porsche worth half a million dollars in Chengdu city of southwest China's Sichuan province in January end. But Lu Xin miraculously survived.
The carjacking occurred after Lu met three persons posing as car buyers. The thieves hit Lu on the head, covered him in a garbage bag and buried him in a landfill thinking he had died. The 28-year-old Lu, however, recovered and struggled his way out of the garbage hours after the thieves drove away with the car.
Police have arrested the three accused, who now face charges of attempt to murder.
The tycoon met the thieves after they responded to an online advertisement he had put up for selling the used luxury sports model. After the initial meeting at a city square, Lu agreed to sell the car for $300,000.
The three men said they had kept the cash in a hotel. Later, they pounced on Lu in the hotel's underground parking lot and hit him on the head repeatedly. The thieves then took the limp Lu to a garbage landfill close by, covered him in a garbage bag and buried him.
"I came round before they buried me but I realised that if they discovered I was still alive they would make sure of me," Lu later told the Chinese media. "Luckily there was enough air in the bag to allow me to breathe long enough to dig myself out of the loosely packed rubbish."
Karuna NIdhan (Bangalore)
China has notorious thieves. They should be called robbers indeed..
Abhay Kumar Pradhan (Lucknow, India)
Very Lucky man
Kevin Guite ()
He is so lucky. Let the culprit be arrested.
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We should do same to Modi... Hit him on the head, pack him in a plastic bag and dump him alive in a garbage dumping site. I am sure he will not come out alive and will rot there. it would be a delicious treat for the rodents living around the garbage dump
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sometimes "Made in China " are strong and long lasting