Shocking footage has emerged of a father playing with his son in a supermarket before he accidentally crushed him.
CCTV shows the man holding hands with the little boy whilst he played and hung of his father from behind in Guangzhou, China.
Warning some readers may find this footage disturbing.
Guangdong Television reported that the boy was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to the South China Morning Post.
A pediatrician in Guangzhou said: “In the video, the man’s entire weight was on the upper body of the child, including the boy’s head and neck. The child might have suffered a cervical fracture.”
People who have not received medical training should avoid moving anyone with suspected cervical injuries, added the doctor.
The Chinese report did not include the age of the child or where the incident occurred, according to the South China Morning Post.