The little people in China can never catch a break - there are a lot of them and the government in charge is not exactly benevolent so issues that might kill some peasants, like space debris falling on their houses, were likely factored in as acceptable casualties.

For its part, despite the launch debris falling on two villages, the Chinese government has declared Chang’e II a successful mission.    Unfortunately the residents won't even get to keep these as souvenirs - soldiers already whisked them away.

Chang’e II space debris China