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Six-year-old Guo Jintong, Photo source: Asia wire

By Rashidat Akashat

A six-year-old nursery school pupil, Guo Jintong, has died of suffocation after her teacher ‘taped and glued’ her mouth for being a talkative.

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Concise News gathered that the the six-year-old’s mouth was glued because she was talking too much during morning exercise.

According to The Sun UK the girl was pronounced dead by paramedics after they were called to the Kindergarten school in Huadian City, North-eastern China’s Jilin province.

Six-year-old gagged for disturbing class

Witnesses at Huadian Kindergarten school said that Jintong was deemed to be disturbing during her class stretches and aerobic exercise period.

It was also alleged that her teacher decided to silence her by sealing her mouth.

The witness added that tape and glue was used to shut the girl’s mouth, effectively asphyxiating her to death.

Jintong was said to have continued jumping around with the rest of her class while her mouth was still gagged.

Noticing that she appeared ‘abnormal’, the teacher hurriedly took her to the nursery where she was immediately rushed to a hospital in an ambulance.

On reaching the hospital, doctors said they were “unable to bring her back”.

The Kindergarten is yet to release a statement about the incident, however government officials have confirmed the case, adding that they are still investigating with local police.

The public held a candlelight vigil for the nursery school pupil.

Her bleak parents were seen in  a footage, sitting outside the kindergarten’s gate, waiting for an explanation from the school.