Cell phone mystery in a bag of vegetables
Among the trucks full of food parcels arriving in Shanghai, one was different: it contained a mobile phone.
National rally in support of fresh produce flocks to Shanghai to ensure local supply amid COVID-19 lockdown. On Tuesday, a truck carrying nearly 1,000 food parcels from Yangzhou in neighboring Jiangsu province arrived in Minhang district.
While the volunteers were distributing the parcels to residents of Longbai No.4 community, they found something unusual.
One package was particularly noisy, suggesting it contained a live chicken. But it turned out to be a buzzing cell phone mixed with apples, cucumbers and potatoes that were almost out of power.
Meanwhile, local residents found a post that went viral on the internet that read, “Please contact me if anyone in Shanghai received a food parcel from Yangzhou with a cellphone. packing parcels.”
This sparked heated discussions in their WeChat groups. “Thank you for your care and love! I believe we will find it and get back to you!” “I just laughed to tears, but I wish you luck! “Give us your address. We want to buy you a new phone.”
Wang Yongyong, who is in charge of the trip, told Thepaper.cn that he received a phone call from the logistics company asking for help in locating a missing cellphone. He immediately contacted the local neighborhood committee.
According to Wang, the truck driver took the phone with him when returning to Yangzhou.