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China to execute former street vendor, provoking outcry

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China will execute a street food vendor who stabbed two urban security officials following a street dispute, a court said Wednesday, provoking outrage online. 

The Chinese Supreme People's Court in Beijing upheld on September 25, 2013, a death sentence against a street food vendor who stabbed two urban security officials following a street dispute, provoking outrage online.

China's Supreme Court upheld a death sentence against Xia Junfeng, who murdered two "city management" officials after a dispute over his street stall in 2011, the Shenyang Intermediate People's court in northeast China said in a verified social media account.

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