- A grandmother is casually walking down an escalator
- Everything changed when she lost her balance
- She drops the baby at the side of the escalator to the baby's death
It is just an ordinary day in Wu Yue plaza department store in the QingPu district of Shanghai, China. A grandmother and her grandson are seen casually strolling around the mall. The pair reached a flight of escalator stairs, that is when the unimaginable horror begun.
Warning, the video may contain contents that are upsetting.
In a footage, taken by a CCTV, in the department store the grandmother is seen getting on the moving staircase which is about 30ft high.
The woman losses her footing on the escalator and instinctively moves towards the railing for support.
As she stumbled against the side of the escalator, the impact caused her to loss her hold on the 4 month old child she was carrying.
The woman was seen trying desperately to recover fallen child. It seemed for a second that she had him, but unfortunately the baby boy feel over the side.
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Another lady in black with and an older child in pink, right behind the grandmother, are seen to panic and quickly run towards the elderly woman – they are thought to be the baby’s mother and older sister.
The girl in pink falls from the rush as the woman, who is thought to be the mother, runs down the escalator hoping that her child was safe when she reaches him.
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After the event the, it was stated that the child was rushed to the hospital but sadly did not make it. He passed away early Sunday morning.
WATCH the horrifying video below:
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