- A four-year-old boy had his head stuck between bars in a shop in Fujian, China
- While waiting for firefighters to free, his father took a picture of his son crying
- The boy was saved after being trapped for 30 minutes at the mezzanine level
- However, web users slammed the father for taking pictures but not helping
A social media-savvy father was seen taking pictures of his son who got his head stuck between bars in south-east China.
The four-year-old boy was trapped for about 30 minutes until firefighters arrived to his rescue.
Rescue footage posted online, however, had drawn web users’ attention to the father’s mischievous behaviour of snapping a photo of his son.
A four-year-old boy had his head trapped between bar while playing in a pomelo shop in China
Footage shows the boy’s father taking a snapshot of the emergency situation
The incident took place in a shop selling pomeloes, a citrus fruit popular in south-east China, in Fujian Province on October 25, stated Pear Video.
A young boy’s head was stuck between two metal bars while playing on a balcony.
His father was holding his body closely at the back and waiting for firefighters.
Fujian firefighters brought in a hydraulic plier to remove one of the bars.
As the father waiting, he took a picture of his son desperately waiting for rescue.
Fujian firefighters used a hydraulic plier to cut off a metal bar at the mezzanine level in China
His father pulled his son back after being rescued by the firefighters who removed a metal bar
The boy was finally released and appeared not to be injured.
Web users questioned the father’s actions on Chinese twitter site, Weibo, for not trying his best to save his son.
‘The gaps are huge, did the father even try to turn his son to aside and get his head out?’ asked ‘aizuomengdimangtou’.
‘I doubt he is the biological father of the boy,’ commented ‘clxqingkong’.