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Shamed lockdown rule breakers loaded onto livestock lorry by Chinese authorities

The group of shamed citizens who flouted Omicron rules were filmed being paraded around the town of Jingxi in the southern Chinese region of Guangxi in what is believed to be a truck used to transport pigs.

The group were forced to wear hazmat suits as a punishment as a loud megaphone appears to thunder out what The Times newspaper reported as COVID-19 restriction related slogans.

The truck is also flanked by a large police vehicle with its siren whirring.

Those onboard the bus appear to be clinging to the bars they are held behind in the humiliating public stunt.

It comes as footage from the same town appears to show the same group being led around the city in another example of public shaming.

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In that video, each person is held by two Chinese police officers as they are led around for the public to see.

Placards of the culprits’ faces and their names are also visible, draped over the hazmat donning citizens.

The paraded rule breakers were also forced to wear masks as well as their hazmat suits.

Jingxi City’s Public Security Bureau, quoted by the BBC, defended the exercise as an “on-site disciplinary warning activity”.

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The only other reasonable excuse is if you have a medical emergency.

The stringent rules has seen residents take to social media, claiming they are starving to death.

COVID-19 case reporting in Chia stopped at the end of August 2021.

The Chinese Communist Party claim the country only experiened 102,000 cases and 4,636 deaths from the virus.