Elderly couple refuses to move, China builds road around them

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    WENLING, China (CBS) -- Elderly Chinese couple who refused to allow the demolition of their home end up living in the middle of a newly built road.

    An elderly Chinese couple in Wenling, Zhejiang province, who refused to sign a demolition order on their house, have seen their property surrounded by a newly built road.

    According to neighbors, who have all moved, Luo Baogen and his wife said the government had not offered them enough compensation to rebuild their five storey house elsewhere.

    Wenling is a city of 1.2 million in Zhejiang province, south of Shanghai.

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