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Another Dramatic Rescue from the Chinese Floods

[China] On July 28, there was a heavy rain storm in Yongji county, Jilin province. A flood followed. The media reports focused on the more than 7,000 drums of chemical materials being washed down into the Songhua River. However, the most stunning video was one taken by an Internet user.

This video was posted onto the Internet on July 29. The video was taken in a residential neighborhood in which the water was rushing down the street at one storey high. In the first part of the video, a father and a son were seen grabbing onto a floating bag and being washed down. Someone tried unsuccessfully to pull them out of the water. Someone in the background was heard saying: "He is still a child ... Finished! Finished! Finished!"

Then the video showed a man coming down in the water successfully grabbing a stick that a resident stuck out for him. The man was able to climb inside the

Added: Aug-3-2010 Occurred On: Jul-28-2010
By: sakb
Tags: dramatic, rescue, china, flood, apartment, river, caught on tape
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