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Didi, ride-sharing giant of China, overhauls service after passenger is killed

Posted at 7:54 pm on May 16, 2018 by salifuj22

While Uber is still reeling from the fatal crash involving one of its self-driving cars, the ride-sharing company’s Chinese rival is grappling with its own tragic death. Didi Chuxing announced today that it would be revamping its app after a passenger was raped and killed by her driver.

The passenger, 21-year-old flight attendant Li Mingzhu, was found dead on Saturday after hailing a car from Didi in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, according to state media. Police are still searching for the Didi driver, surnamed Liu, who abandoned his vehicle and jumped into a river after allegedly killing Li.

Didi has faced a growing outcry from passengers in recent days, especially from women who complain that the app…

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