The confrontation took place at a restaurant in Tangshan, Hebei province on Friday. Photo: Weibo
The confrontation took place at a restaurant in Tangshan, Hebei province on Friday. Photo: Weibo

Nine held in Chinese city after fierce attack on women diners sends two to hospital

  • Violent group assault came after one of the accused harassed a woman and slapped her when she rejected him
  • Incident has shocked China, with one rights observer citing a culture of impunity for gender-based violence

The confrontation took place at a restaurant in Tangshan, Hebei province on Friday. Photo: Weibo
The confrontation took place at a restaurant in Tangshan, Hebei province on Friday. Photo: Weibo
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