Group of 8 fraud victims drink toxic white liquid and collapse on Beijing Metro

A video that has been circulating online shows a group of commuters consuming an unknown white liquid and collapsing on the Beijing Metro.

According to Epoch Times, the incident took place on Dec 26.

In the disturbing clip which originated from WeChat, the group of eight people can be seen sipping on the toxic substance before passing out on the ground, as other commuters backed away in fright.

The people involved in the shocking incident were allegedly stock traders who had fallen victim to financial fraud, leaving them in debt and desperate.

They were subsequently dragged out of the train and onto the station platform by police, before being rushed to a hospital.

None were killed by the poison, reported Shanghaiist.