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China 'execution' pictures 'came from fetish site'

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Photos posted on Chinese news websites purportedly showing a woman being executed by lethal injection instead appear to have come from a fetish site, in the latest embarrassment for state media. 

People use their laptop computers at a cafe in Beijing on November 2, 2012. Photos posted on Chinese news websites purportedly showing a woman being executed by lethal injection instead appear to have come from a fetish site, in the latest embarrassment for state media.

The websites of the state-run Xinhua news agency and the Global Times newspaper, which is affiliated to the ruling Communist Party, carried the series of about 40 images.

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