CHINA – A video showing a fight between a group of students and an English teacher in classroom has gone viral on Chinese social media recently, shocking web users who condemned the incident.
The fight happened when the teacher was collecting test scripts from the students while one of them refused to submit his paper in Fanji High School, Mengcheng county in Anhui.
The two argued, before the teacher reached out his hand to push the student away and then grabbed his neck to force him lose hold of the papers. The student, however, beat the teacher back and was quickly joined by a group of other students. They cornered the teacher and threw kicks and blows violently at the teacher. One of them smashed the teacher with a wooden bench. The teacher fought back several times, and each time slapped one student in the face.
The headmaster of the school has been suspended. Local police and Mengchang education officials have launched an investigation into the incident, while no public announcement has been made for the time being.