Incredible Moment Crowd Rescue Dying Man Using A Scarf

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These images capture the incredible moment an ice skating man was rescued by onlookers after falling through the ice.

A policeman named Zhang Wei rushed to the mans aid after spotting him during a walk with his daughter, the People’s Daily Online reports.

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Zhang Wei had been trained in first aid and took his daughters scarf, throwing it over to the man who was struggling to stay afloat.

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Because the ice was very thin, the group lay out flat on the ice to make sure that the pressure was lighter. After a fair amount of time went by, they managed to eventually pull the man to safety.

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China is currently facing its coldest weather in over 30 years and in Qinghuangdao – where this incident occurred – the temperature has dropped to around -14 degrees Celsius.

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During these harsh winter months people often walk on these frozen lakes or ice skate, but it can be a dangerous risk to take.

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In December last year, footage emerged of fishermen rescuing a man and his dog after the dog fell through the ice and his owner also fell through while trying to rescue him.

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It’s very fortunate that this man was in the right place at the right time or this could have ended a whole lot worse…


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