A disturbing footage emerged on China’s social media space showing the moment a woman pushed her friend into a reservoir before both of them drowned.
CCTV captured the two women standing near the edge of the water in the city of Nanjing, China when a woman wearing an orange jumper bends down to tie her shoelace.
As she bends down, the other woman appears to shove her into the water from behind before both women fall into the water.
The woman in orange can be seen struggling as the woman in black holds her down.
Footage of the bizarre incident was shared on China’s Twitter-like social media platform Weibo. The clip has been viewed more than 500 million times to date.
The incident happened Wednesday October 21 in the eastern Chinese state of Jiangsu, according to the report. Police confirmed that the two women drowned
Photos appeared online of authorities retrieving the bodies of the women with police divers in operation.
Police has reportedly launched an investigation.
Watch the footage below