Chinese farmer declares war on property developers with homemade wheelbarrow cannon

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Yang Youde, who lives on the outskirts of the bustling city of Wuhan, in central Hubei province, said he had fended off two eviction attempts with his improvised weapon, which uses ammunition made from locally sold fireworks.

“I shot only over their heads to frighten them,” he told the China Daily of his attacks on demolition workers sent to move him off his land.

The rockets, which can travel over 100 yards, exploded with a deafening bang, the official paper added. It did not say if anyone had been injured.

Full story: Chinese farmer declares war on property developers with homemade wheelbarrow cannon – Telegraph

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