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When these tenants in eastern China asked their landlord to extend their lease he turned them down flat - literally.
Shocked Wang Hu came home from work to find his Shanghai home had been demolished by bulldozers with all his furniture and possessions inside.
Property owners had been clearing the housing estate since March last year to make way for a new luxury development.
"We just wanted a little more time. All our family photographs, official papers, possessions, even my son's schoolbooks are under this debris somewhere," said Wang.
"If they'd told us what they were going to do we would have packed everything up," he added.
But a spokesman for the development company claimed: "We've been trying to negotiate for months but we were getting nowhere."
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