So­cial me­dia erupts af­ter woman ho­tel at­tack

China Daily (Canada) - - NEWS CAPSULE -

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.

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