Child's road death sparks debate

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Photo: A. Muralitharan
Photo: A. Muralitharan

A video of a child being crushed by a minibus and ignored by passers-by has ignited a new bout of soul-searching in China with web users asking Thursday whether ethics are slipping amid rapid change.

Several passers-by walk on while others stand around, and when one woman gesticulating for help rushes over to the driver of an approaching car, it backs away.

It was ten minutes before another motorist took Yan Zhe to hospital, but the boy died on the way, Xinhua reported.AFP



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