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Chilling video captures boy drowning to death in packed public pool in China as no one notices

  • A video has emerged online showing an 8-year-old boy drowning inside a packed swimming facility in the Chinese city of Lianyuan on Aug. 14.
  • The clip captured the moment the boy dives into the water, where others are seen swimming nearby and a man in a white shirt is standing on one side of the pool.
  • As the boy struggles to keep his head above water, another child approaches the side of the pool near him but leaves immediately after briefly dipping his feet into the water.
  • The boy eventually stops moving and starts sinking deep into the pool.
  • Two men rush to retrieve the body from the water and try to resuscitate him but to no avail. A woman, whose relationship with the boy is unknown, is seen crying beside the boy’s lifeless body.
  • Following the boy’s death, officials said the swimming pool was shut down as authorities began conducting an investigation into the incident.

Warning: The video contained in this article may be disturbing to some. Viewer discretion is advised.

A CCTV video showing the final moments of a boy before he drowned in a public pool in China has emerged online. 

Filipino Man Sleeps in Pool for 7 Hours During Family Vacation

A Filipino man has gone viral on social media after posting pictures showing how he slept for seven hours in a pool.

It all started during a family vacation when the man, Seth Gabriel Ricafort, decided to sleep in the pool because there was no space inside the room they rented at the King Leonard Island Resort in Bocaue, Bulacan province, Philippines. He also added that the room was too cold for him, Ricafort told Coconuts Manila.

Hongkongers Complain of Constantly Finding Poop in Public Pools, Political Group Takes Action

After locals complained of constantly finding poop in the waters of Hong Kong’s public swimming pools, a political group urged authorities to do something about it.

A survey conducted by the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) revealed that out of the 1,238 swimmers at public pools, only 35.3% said they are satisfied with the water quality of pools. The figure saw a significant drop from last year’s 41.1%, Coconuts Media reports.