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Nigerian man buries his father in £66,000 BMW instead of a coffin

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A Nigerian man has buried his father in a brand new luxurious BMW that costs £66,000 instead of a coffin in order to see him off in style in the local village graveyard, it has been reported.

The wealthy son, identified only as Azubuike, lost his father to old age but according to local reports had always promised him one day he would have a flash car.

Azubuike recently promised his father to buy him a flash car one day but he couldn’t do it when he was alive so he decided to see off his father in a brand new BMW and get him buried in it, instead of a coffin, in a local graveyard,The Sun reports.

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The incident happened in the remote village of Ihiala, Nigeria.A photo from the funeral has gone viral on the internet which shows the car being lowered into a huge six-feet grave dug by hand.

While the local villagers, had their opinions, many on Facebook were angered at the waste of money and said it could have been put to better use.

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Traffic police officer piggybacks elderly man struggling to cross a busy road in China

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A compassionate traffic police officer is being hailed for helping to an elderly gentleman who was struggling to cross a busy street in China.

A CCTV footage shows the old man struggling to cross several lanes using his two walking sticks after the traffic lights changed.

A traffic policeman then quickly jumps into action and approaches the man.

In a video that has already been viewed thousands of times on Chinese social media sites, the senior can be seen slowly making his way down a crosswalk in Mianyang, Sichuan province as a crowd of bustling pedestrians takes advantage of the green light.

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With dozens of vehicles patiently waiting, the officer had a brief conversation before he hoisted the elderly man onto his back and piggybacked him to safety.

According to Mianyang Traffic Police, while the vehicles waiting for the man did not beep their horns, the officer decided to help speed up the process.

Chinese social media was buzzing with adoration for the officer after the Mianyang Traffic Police posted the video to social media network Weibo.

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