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This is the moment a teenager continues punching his rival unaware he has been knocked unconscious when he banged his head on the ground.
The fight was filmed by cheering onlookers in the canton of Junin in the western Ecuadorian province of Manabi and later posted on social media where it has been widely shared.
In the footage, two teens are seen wrestling in the street as a crowd of people look on.
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One of the brawlers pushes his rival backwards and the teen’s head smacks against the tarmac with a sickening thud.
Initially unaware that the boy is in a bad way, the aggressor hits his opponent’s head several times before realising and springing to his feet.
The brawler moves away as onlookers rush forwards to help the injured teen.
One girl is heard saying: “You killed him, you killed him!”
Education spokeswoman Tania Guillem said: “The student who appears knocked out in the video suffers from epilepsy, and he suffered an attack in that moment of hitting his head.
“However, he is now in a stable condition and is recovering at home.”
She also said that while the fight took place outside of school, those involved will face punishment, including those there to watch.
Many of the students were still wearing their uniforms at the time of the incident.
Guillem said that the education board is looking into the incident and has provided psychological support for the students and parents involved.
She confirmed that no one has been expelled yet, while suggesting that those involved could be suspended for between eight and 15 days.
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