Video Credit: AsiaWire
This is the moment a teenager is picked up and thrown from a third-storey balcony at his school during a fight with a schoolmate.
The victim named as Wei Cun, 14, remains in intensive care after surviving the plunge with severe internal injuries.
The incident took place at Anyang Middle School in Du’an Yao Autonomous County, which is in China’s southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on 16th September.
CCTV images from the secondary school’s teaching building shows a large group of pupils gathered on the balcony during the fight between Wei and the other boy, surnamed Huang.
Huang, who is taller – standing at over 6 feet – but a year younger than Wei, is accused of picking up Wei and launching him over the parapet.
In the footage, Wei, who is wearing a black top, is seen suddenly appearing above the crown before falling over the edge of the corridor, with his shocked classmates watching as he reportedly hits the school running track below.
According to a statement by the Du’an Education Bureau, Wei was taken to the county People’s Hospital but later transferred to provincial capital Nanning for further treatment.
He is said to be conscious but remains in the ICU.
Wei’s family said they now face a hospital bill of 400,000 RMB (45,190 GBP) for his treatment.
Huang has been arrested by the police and his mother has claimed in local media that her son had been the victim of constant bullying at the hands of Wei and other schoolboys.
However, despite saying it was “probable” that the most recent altercation was linked to bullying, she admitted it was still “unclear”.
The police have not commented on accusations of bullying.
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