Social media erupts after woman hotel attack
An alleged attack on a woman in a four-star hotel in Beijing caused public outrage on social media on Wednesday.
The woman, whose Sina Weibo account is @ wanwan_2016, posted her story in which she claimed she was followed and attacked by a stranger in a hotel while several passersby, including an employee of the property, did not help.
The incident spread quickly online.
The hashtag #Woman has been attacked in Heyi hotel# became the most heated topic by far and has 600 million reads and counting.
About one million internet users had already joined the discussion until 9:30 am on Wednesday.
Her Weibo account @Wanwan_2016 also jumped as the third popular topic on the real-time list.