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'Superman' father leaps to stop a falling full-body mirror from smashing into his toddler daughter 

A heroic Chinese father has been caught on camera springing to save his toddler daughter from being crushed by a huge falling mirror.

CCTV footage has captured the heart-stopping moment the full-body glass mirror suddenly tipped over before being stopped in mid-air by the parent who leapt across the living room.

Thousands of Chinese web users have praised the agile man's quick reaction and hailed him as a ‘Superman father’ after the video emerged online on Friday.

A heroic Chinese father has been caught on camera springing to save his toddler daughter from being crushed by a huge falling mirror. He is dubbed 'Superman father' by netizens

CCTV footage has captured the heart-stopping moment the full-body glass mirror suddenly tipped over before being stopped in mid-air by the parent who leapt across the living room

The family of four, believed to be living in north-eastern Chinese city Harbin, were relaxing together in their living room before the incident occurred.

One of the two toddler girls is seen in the security footage throwing a ball while the other one is playing on the floor.

The child playing with the toy suddenly fell backwards as she knocked over a full-body mirror leaning against the wall.

Rocked by the movement, the glass furniture is seen tilting before falling towards the other little girl who is lying on the floor.

The Chinese father, who was standing on the other side of the room, spotted the dangerous scene and rushed to his daughter’s rescue.

The family of four, believed to be living in north-eastern Chinese city Harbin, were relaxing together in their living room before the heart-stopping incident occurred, Chinese media said

The Chinese father, who was standing on the other side of the room, rushed to his daughter’s rescue after spotting the full-body glass mirror suddenly toppling towards the youngster

Footage shows the agile parent springing towards the falling mirror before seizing the glass frame in mid-air.

The father then landed on the floor while shielding the young child from being smashed by the furniture with his body.

The video, shared by state media People’s Daily today, has quickly amassed over 500,000 views on Chinese Twitter-like Weibo.

Being impressed by the parent’s quick reaction, thousands of web users have dubbed the man ‘Superman father’.

The father then landed on the floor while shielding the young child from being smashed by the furniture with his body. Thousands of web users have dubbed the man ‘Superman father’

One commenter wrote: ‘Wow this dad is amazing! He reacted to it so fast. Superhero dad!’

Another one said: ‘Best rescue ever! It’s amazing the strength parents have when they try to protect their children.’

But other netizens have criticised the father for not properly securing the full-body mirror, posing a hidden danger to his toddlers.

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