He’s definitely a fighter alright! The 2-year-old boy who was the victim of a savage attack while playing outside a restaurant in Yan’an has been discharged from hospital, Xinhua reports.
Doctors at Xian Children’s Hospital have said that the boy is in good spirits and is “very cute.” Although he has several bone fractures to his skull, he will be able to return home and continue his recovery.
On May 7 a horrific video showing the child being pummelled into the pavement by a man made rounds on Chinese social media platforms. The man has been detained and is reportedly diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Since the attack, which took place a few days earlier on the evening of May 4, authorities from Luochuan county have revealed that on the same day prior to assaulting the child, the he had also attacked a 57-year-old woman.
By Dominic Jackson
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