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Foreigner jumps into river to save drowning woman

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The evening of the 6th, a woman fell into the water, the Shunhe drift to the Jinjiang Bridge, the fire and police station rushed to the scene, ready lifebuoy trying to save people brave hop

Swede Harald saw the Jinjiang someone floating he took off his coat "thump" jumped into the river and swam after more than 10 meters, grabbed drowning, dragged her toward the shore

"Splash" splash ...... around 10:00 on the evening of December 6, many passers-by saw som More..eone floating in Jinjiang, in Chengdu Jinjiang Jinjiang Bridge next. The firefighters managed to rescue a man took off his jacket jumped into the Jinjiang drowning safe to land.

When he landed, issued by the onlookers exclaimed: "foreigner!" Subsequently, we have applauded praised. After the rescue, the drowning person will soon be out of danger.

That night, the Huaxi Dushi Bao reporter to find "Yang Lei Feng" - 53-year-old Swede Harald. This is his first visit to Chengdu on business, you run into someone fell into the water to rescue the moment, he said he did not want to.

Harald acts of bravery touched the girls travel from Shanghai to Chengdu Zhou Han, she made a special trip to buy a bouquet of flowers sent to Harald.

6 evening of 10:30, reporters rushed to the Jinjiang Bridge, the river has been restored calm. A witness said around 10 pm, he walks passing the bridge when he saw the river surrounded by dozens of people, looming personal drift downstream river. When rescued from the river drift Jinjiang Bridge under head pop up the water a bit, "people still alive!"

At that time, the fire and police station rushed to the scene, is preparing lifebuoy trying to save lives. Suddenly a the man hastily crowd down to the riverbank, "thump" sound and flew into the river, quickly swim over 10 meters, grabbed drowning dragged toward the shore.

He reflexive hold the people ashore, firefighters also jumped out of the water, put on a life preserver to the drowning person. "Witnesses said the drowning person is a woman, rescue man followed on the shore. Then we noticed the rescue, then exclaimed: "a foreigner too Well!" Onlookers have their pictures applause. Others said to him: "You are hero (a hero)!"

This tall foreign man with a smile, and quickly left the scene.

"The Yang Lei Feng" said Chengdu river is not cold in Sweden

After asking around, more than 11 points on the evening of 6, the reporter found a hotel near the bridge in Jinjiang of the "foreign Lei Feng". He said called Harald, 53-year-old Swede, first came to China, the first to Chengdu first jumped into the river to save people.

Harald said he and his colleagues travel to Chengdu on December 1, ready to leave on the 10th. That night, he found walking man overboard, radio up and saw the drowning person clutching his nose, and realized that "people still alive, to the colleagues immediately took off his coat and jumped into the river to save people.

Ashore, he has begun to see medical personnel to rescue a drowning person, and then back to the hotel. Harald said, the Chengdu winter the river Swedish summer cold ", his 6-year-old will swim the river to save people," No problem. He also rescued from the river to pray: "I want her to live."

The drowning women rescued and rushed to the three hundred sixty-three hospital. Reporters rushed to the hospital after that, the drowning of 50-year-old, previously hospitalized in the hospital oncology. The 6 evening after falling into the water near the hospital, her along the river drift to Jinjiang Bridge, rescued by the "Yang Lei Feng". This woman has been out of danger after medical rescue, the family refused to talk about their drowning reasons.

Harald heroic act touched a lot of people. 6 evening, the girls travel from Shanghai to Chengdu, Zhou Han and colleagues witnessed Harald rescue scene, followed by Harald and they lived in the same hotel. Been touched by Zhou Han wanted to send a bouquet of flowers to Harald. She bought flowers back to the hotel and saw that Harald was sitting in the hotel lobby to chat and colleagues.

ZHOU Han flowers to Harald, said: "You changed me, from now on, I have to try to help others."

West China City Daily reporter Wang Hao wild photo coverage

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Added: Dec-8-2012 
By: Lake8737
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Tags: china, chinese, foreigner, rescue
Location: Chengdu, Sichuan, China (load item map)
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