A 4-year-old boy from Wenzhou in Zhejiang province got his head stuck inside a plastic tube on Wednesday and provided some anxious moments for his father and hospital staff before being freed without injury.

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Photo: Headline Daily.

The boy was reportedly “having too much fun” while sticking his head in the tube.

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Photo: Headline Daily.

Then it became a lot less fun when he couldn’t get his head back out.

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Photo: Headline Daily.

Firefighters were called to cut open the tube to free the child.

A commentator on Weibo said that “I still laughed although I felt pity [for the child]”, as others compared his appearance to a cartoon “Minion.”

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Gene Lin is a Journalism and Computer Science student at The University of Hong Kong. He worked as a reporter for the 'LIVE: Verified Updates' during the Occupy Central protests. He is also an editor at HKU's first English-language student paper, The Lion Post.