17-year-old teen bleeds to death while onlookers film him on their phones (photos)

17-year-old teen bleeds to death while onlookers film him on their phones (photos)

- A young Indian boy, Anwar Ali, was hit by a bus while on his way to work

- The accident attracted a crowd, but not even a single person helped the profusely bleeding boy as he frantically pleaded for help

- Bystanders, instead of helping the boy, started filming him as he battled for his dear life, an incident that has sparked anger and uproar across India and in social media

Is India running out of Good Samaritans, or it's just unreasonable fear of the authorities? The untimely death of Anwar Ali, 17, from Koppal district of Karnataka state seems to suggest so.

Boy, 17, bleeds to death while onlookers FILM him on their phones (photos)

Anwar Ali, 17, bled to death while onlookers were busy filming him on their phones.

According to the area police, Ali was riding his bicycle to work when he was hit by a state transport bus. But instead of rushing him to hospital, witnesses and passersby ignored his pleas for help, even as he oozed blood.

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Boy, 17, bleeds to death while onlookers FILM him on their phones (photos)

Ali was finally taken to hospital, but it was too late and he died while being treatment.

The teenage boy rolled on the road, in pain, bleeding, and frantically pleading for help, as bystanders filmed him on their phones. Doctors now say Ali could have survived if he had received urgent medical attention.

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Boy, 17, bleeds to death while onlookers FILM him on their phones (photos)

Ali died while in hospital. His cousin Riyaz blames those who could have helped but did nothing.

The ugly incident sparked anger and uproar across the country and online, with everyone else lashing out at those who were at the accident scene, not so much because they did nothing to help Ali, but rather because of filming him under such circumstances.

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Though the teenager, a tile shop worker, did eventually receive medical attention, it was too late and he died at the hospital.

"It was in-humane, cold, and cruel," says Riyaz, Ali's cousin. ""He could have been saved if he had been brought to the hospital urgently. But what did people do? They were busy filming and capturing his photos on their phones."

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Earlier on, prior to this incident, Karnataka government had signed into law the Good Samaritan Act in attempts to encourage people to be their brothers' (and sisters') keepers.

The Act was introduced in the wake of a growing perception that in India, people no longer care to help those who are in desperate need for urgent help, especially in cases of accidents. It is being alleged that they are afraid of being ordered to become witnesses or prosecuted for crimes they did not commit.

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Boy, 17, bleeds to death while onlookers FILM him on their phones (photos)

Ali is being ignored by passersby as he pleads for help.

Watch for yourself video of a what happened to Ali:

Source: Gossip.naij.com

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