Girl dies after her teacher caned her for getting two math questions wrong in China.
A teacher is currently in the grips of the law after he caned one of his students to death for failing to answer his mathematics questions correctly.
The victim is a 10-year-old girl, identified by her surname Zhang, was a student at a primary school in the city of Guangyuan, central China.
According to the Xinhua News Agency, the teacher, identified by the surname Wang, beat the girl on September 10.
Zhang was beaten on her palms four times and ordered to kneel for four minutes, state-owned newspaper China Daily reports.
Feeling dizzy, she was sent to the hospital by her grandmother and the teacher and was pronounced dead later that day at 3.30 pm. She also had her ears pulled and her head beaten, according to the Oriental Daily.
Medical experts found no wounds and an investigation into her death is underway. The Guangxi county government has set up a task force and the teacher has been suspended from work, along with the school’s principal.