Thousands in China watch as 10 people sentenced to death in sport stadium

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Residents in Guangdong invited to see group sentenced before they are taken away for summary execution in wake of drugs crackdown

A court in China has sentenced 10 people to death, mostly for drug-related crimes, in front of thousands of onlookers before taking them away for execution.

The 10 people were executed immediately after the sentencing in Lufeng in southern Guangdong province, just 160km (100 miles) from Hong Kong, according to state-run media.

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