Video: Chinese woman follows handbag into airport X-ray scanner

Image capture of video via Hermelinda S. Stutler's YouTube account
  • A woman crawled into an X-ray security machine because she wanted to protect her money
  • The incident was caught on video and has gone viral
  • Many Chinese migrant workers carry their annual earnings home to family in cash during the Lunar New Year holiday, the busiest travel period of the year

Did she have something precious to protect?

A woman from Southern China who did not want to leave her handbag followed her bag and crawled into the machine during an X-ray security check scanner.

A video showing the woman’s silhouette as she passed through the X-ray machine at a railway station Sunday has gone viral on the Chinese internet.

In the video, she rode the machine’s conveyor belt and appeared on the other side to the surprise of several other passengers waiting to collect their possessions at the station in the southern city of Dongguan.

According to a local report, the woman, who was not named, rode through the security screening machine on Sunday afternoon because she wanted to protect her money.

Many Chinese migrant workers carry their annual earnings home to family in cash during the Lunar New Year holiday, the busiest travel period of the year.

“Passengers are warned that not only is this kind of behavior forbidden, but also the radiation from the machine is incredibly harmful to human health,” the People’s Daily Facebook said.

Watch the video below.

 

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