A video of a woman severely beating a young child for close to 5 minutes has gone viral online, raising the ire of netizens' who were appalled at the overzealous punishment.
In the video, the woman removed the young girl's trousers before using a stick to hit her legs, hands and face repeatedly.
The woman is also seen scolding the girl the whole time, while the young child can be heard crying and wailing in pain throughout.
The woman slapped and kicked the young child multiple times and at one point aimed kicks to the girl's head.
The video showed that the child suffered serious bruising on her legs and lips.
It was not known why the woman was dishing out such a severe beating on the child.
According to Shanghaiist, the video has sparked fury from outraged netizens with many also criticising the person who filmed the video for not intervening to stop the woman from abusing the child further.