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Four-year-old boy drowns in swimming pool while his mother play smartphone   [Copy link] 中文

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A tragic video has gone viral on the Chinese internet showing a 4-year-old boy drowning in a pool while his mother plays on her smartphone only a few meters away with her back turned. Xianyang_boy_drowns7.gif

The surveillance footage comes from the pool area of a resort in Xianyang, Shaanxi province. It shows the mom focused on her phone while her son desperately splashes around for his life just behind her back.
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Somehow, neither the mother nor fellow swimmers notice that the boy is drowning. Eventually, the mom puts down her phone to go look for her son, unfortunately walking the wrong way.
Unable to locate her son, the mother asked for help from resort staff. It took them over 30 minutes to locate the boy's body at the bottom of the pool. Surveillance footage shows that he struggled in the water for 3 minutes before drowning.
According to local reports, the pool has a 30-centimeter shallow end and a deep-end that gradually sinks down to 1.3-meters in depth. The sections are divided by a low wall. The boy drowned at a depth of 1.1-meters.(News from the shanghailist)
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Post time 2017-1-8 16:50:34 |Display all floors
There is a picture of a woman facing the boy in the pool in distress....
shocking she did nothing..
if you want something in life get off your backside, and do it yourself!! don't rely on others to do it for you

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Post time 2017-1-8 17:33:31 |Display all floors
The boy drowned in a depth of 1.1 meters of water and it took the hotel staff more than 30 minutes to find the body?  That pool must have been extremely dirty.  A lot of pools I've swam in back home were between 2.4 meters (8 feet) and 3.6 meters (12 feet) deep in the deep end... and you could clearly see the bottom.  The kid was four years old... you NEVER EVER take your eyes off your child in or near a pool... particularly at that age or if they can't swim.  And kids that age should be wearing water-wings or flotation devices.  What an unfortunate and unnecessary tragedy.  
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Post time 2017-1-9 04:03:48 |Display all floors
The  mother  should be sent to jail.  

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There is a picture of a woman facing the boy in the pool in distress....
shocking she did nothing..

You seem suprised

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Post time 2017-1-9 04:39:00 |Display all floors
Why was my post deleated?

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Where is the life guard?

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