According to China’s state broadcaster CCTV, the incident occurred in the city of Yiwu in the Zhejaiang Province of China last Saturday, 11 July, 2015. It has triggerred an outpouring of anger against the woman on social media
According to sources, the 3-year-boy grew visibly weaker as he desperately tried to claw his way out of the car window. Fire-fighters were called, who attempted to break the window but were stopped by the child’s mother.
Netizens have been expressing shock, disgust and anger at the woman’s actions. People have rightly pointed out that it was too hot for her to have left the child in the car in the first place, as temperatures soar inside very fast.