University students suffer backlash for rescuing 7 dogs buried alive by security guardsBy Mason White 12:49 PM September 29, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) University students were shocked by the backlash they received after photos of them rescuing dogs went viral.
Students at a university in Lanzhou, China, were seen in photos rescuing a litter of puppies.
The students said that a group of security guards at the Lanzhou University of Finance and Economics, buried the stray dogs alive.
Students who heard the dogs barking from the freshly covered grave, decided to rescue the 7 puppies.
One of the students who rescued the puppies, said that this is not the first time that dogs have been buried alive on campus.
She said that security guards buried the stray dogs as they have become a nuisance on campus and biting students.
The witness added that campus security guards yelled at them while trying to rescue the animals, but they did so anyway and took the dogs to safety.
The rescuers said that there are more humane ways to solve the problem of stray dogs and were horrified by the brutality of the security guards.
Lanzhou University of Finance and Economics said that it needs to investigate the incident before commenting.