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Activists rescue 500 dogs in China

Activists in China have saved more than 500 dogs from being killed for food.

Activists in China have saved more than 500 dogs from being killed for food.

Campaingers intercepted a truck carrying the animals to a market in southwest China and a businessman eventually paid $9000 for their release.

The rescue effort was triggered after a social network message went viral on the internet.

Tom Donkin reports.

  • 27 Apr
  • From the section Asia