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Hospital doctors in southern China are being sued after they snuffed out a hot-headed invasion by protestors - by turning dry-powder fire extinguishers on them.
The medics - seen here dishing out the strongarm treatment at Shenzhen Women and Children’s hospital, in Guangdong province - claim they were defending themselves against a violent attack.
Tragic mum Gu Xin and her family had marched into the clinic to complain about the death of her newborn baby two weeks earlier.
"I knew something was wrong but they just ignored me and let my baby daughter die," she said.
Now Gu and her family say they'll sue the hospital not only for negligence but also for assault.
"We came to talk and they attacked us. This shows the kind of people we are dealing with, people who turn fire extinguishers on a crying mother and her family," she told local media.
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