Chinese police officers jump into freezing river to rescue drowning elderly woman

Heroic police officers jumped into a cold river to rescue a 65-year-old woman drowning in it in northwestern China.

The video, shot in Pingli County in Shaanxi Province on January 17, shows a policeman jumping into the river and swimming to an old woman.

With the help of another policeman, they dragged the elderly woman to safety on the side of the river.

After they fixed the woman to a rescue stretcher, the firefighters on the shore then lifted the woman up together.

The elderly woman was sent to hospital for treatment after she was rescued. She is not in life-threatening condition.

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