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A shocking and tragic CCTV footage showing a grandmother accidentally dropping her 4-month-old grandson from the escalator has saddened netizens.
The video shows the grandma carrying her baby grandson while the boy’s mother walks hand-in-hand with her small daughter as they approach the escalator inside a mall.
Unfortunately, the grandma lost her footing when she stepped on the escalator which caused her to drop the little baby on the side of the escalator.
According to reports, the baby fell 30 feet from the third floor to the second floor. The little infant is said to be in critical condition at the hospital.
Many netizens were shocked with the tragic incident and offered their prayers for the infant.
“Hindi ginusto ng lola na mangyari iyan. Ang magagawa na lang natin ay ipagdasal ang sanggol at ang kaniyang pamilya,” a concerned netizen wrote.
(The grandmother did not want that to happen. The only thing we can do right now is to pray for the baby and his family.)
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Other social media users urged adults to be extra careful when riding escalators, especially with children.
(Ilan na bang bata ang nasaktan dahil sa kapabayaan sa escalator? Doble ingat dapat ang mga kasama nilang matanda.)
(How many children have already been hurt riding escalators because the adults were careless? Adults should double their vigilance.)
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