China executes 2 from banned sect for murder at McDonald's

February 2, 2015 4:36 PM

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BEIJING A father and daughter have been executed in China for attacking and killing a woman who had refused to join their outlawed religious group during an altercation at a McDonald's outlet, a court said Monday.

Zhang Fan and her father, Zhang Lidong, were executed after the Supreme People's Court approved the death penalty, the Yantai Intermediate People's Court in the eastern province of Shandong said in a statement. It didn't say when the executions took place.

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