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Lifeguards rescue woman after fall from cable-stayed bridge

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | DC CORRESPONDENT
Published Dec 2, 2022, 12:22 am IST
Updated Dec 2, 2022, 12:22 am IST
The lifeguard heard a loud splash in the lake and assumed someone had thrown garbage off the bridge. (Representational image/DC)
 The lifeguard heard a loud splash in the lake and assumed someone had thrown garbage off the bridge. (Representational image/DC)

HYDERABAD: Lifeguards of the Water School in Durgam Cheruvu rescued a girl who fell off the cable-stayed bridge and into the lake late Wednesday night. This is the second such incident at Durgam Cheruvu in the past three months.

Imrul Kaiyas, the lifeguard, heard a loud splash in the lake and assumed someone had thrown garbage off the bridge. Still, he alerted two life guards, Rajnikanth and Rahman, who headed to the spot in a  safety vessel. There they found the girl struggling for life.

Two others followed in a separate boat as a back-up team. Rajnikanth and Kaiyas pulled the girl into the safety vessel and comforted her. She had swallowed a lot of water and the lifesavers helped revive her. They went to the shore where lakeside police were waiting to take her to a hospital. The girl is stated to be recovering.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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