MISCELLANEOUS

A grave recipe

HONG KONG: Women's skeletons are being excavated from graves in a province in China to make "ghost soup", the South China Morning Post reported on Wednesday. The skeletons are being stolen from graves in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, and police believe that they are being used to make a traditional soup remedy. Locals in the area believe "ghost soup" — soup stock made from the bones of women — cures a range of ailments, the report said.

— DPA