A disturbing video has gone viral on Chinese social media showing a woman deliberately driving her scooter over the legs of an apparently injured child while another child pleads for her to stop.
In the 40-second video, a young girl is seen trying to drag her companion lying on the pavement away from an angry woman on a scooter. The woman yells at the two children, slowly advances her scooter and then runs over the legs of the crying child.
The video was reportedly captured in the Guangdong city of Yangjiang and posted online on January 2nd where it soon became one of the hottest topics on the Chinese internet. According to online reports, the child was a 5-year-old boy. Meanwhile, the woman has reportedly been taken into custody while police investigate the incident further.
Chinese netizens have erupted into righteous anger over the video, calling for the woman to be punished in similar fashion — “She should be forced to lie down on the road and have a tractor trailer run over her legs!” suggested one netizen.
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[Video via Sina]
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