A man seriously injured at the scene of an anti-Japan protest in southern China last month has reportedly died. This is the first confirmed death related to a recent spate of demonstrations against Japan.
China's Nanfang Daily newspaper reported on Sunday that the 27-year-old man was from the inland province of Hubei. He worked at an electric machinery maker in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province.
The man was at the scene of an anti-Japan demonstration along the main street in central Shenzhen on September 16th.
The demonstration was held to protest Japan's nationalization of the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.
He reportedly was trying to climb over a fence when he fell on the road and seriously injured his head.
The paper didn't clarify whether he was participating in the demonstration or just watching it.
The paper said the man was taken to hospital, but pronounced dead last Tuesday, the very day he had intended to marry his fiancee.
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