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Prince Edward 8.31 — Puzzle of the six rumored “deaths” solved

30 November 2019

On the night of August 31, the police were carrying out an operation at Prince Edward subway station. Rumors that six injured arrestees had been killed have been circulating. FactWire got in touch with them and verified that they were either sent to a hospital or to a police station that night.

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