Boy Hanging From Fourth Floor of Residential Building Rescued

Created: 2013-07-10 10:00 EST

Category: World > Asia Pacific

Rescuers in the city of Xiangyang in central China's Hubei Province rescued a five-year-old boy hanging from the fourth floor of a residential building on Tuesday.

The youngster was spotted hanging from the security bars outside his house, with his head stuck in between.

At that critical juncture a 55-year-old man used a ladder and climbed under the boy, holding the child up to prevent him from falling.

Firefighters rushed to the scene and immediately conducted a rescue operation.

After 20 minutes of work, the boy was finally freed from the bars and brought to safety.