Police lieutenant saves a drowning girl’s life

Thanh HoaSeeing the cries of a drowning child, Lieutenant Hai and the officials of Nga Bach commune tried their best to rescue him, even though there was little hope left.

The victim is a 7-year-old girl who slipped and fell into a lake in the campus of Nga Bach commune headquarters at about 10:45 a.m. on November 1, when commune officials were having a meeting, according to Duong The Khanh, Chairman of Nga Commune. Bach, Nga Son district.

Mr. Dao Thanh Binh, secretary of the commune’s Youth Union, ran to the first place and jumped down to pick up the victim ashore. Seeing that the baby’s whole body was pale, stopped breathing, and his heart stopped beating, Lieutenant Ha Minh Hai, deputy head of the commune police, continuously breathed, breathed, and forced the cage. After many times of emergency, still no signs of life, Mr. Hai pushed the baby upside down on his shoulder, ran around the yard many times to push the water out. After that, he and everyone took him to the emergency medical station.

At the station, Lieutenant Hai and the medical staff continued to try to save the baby’s life.

After nearly 15 minutes, the baby’s body started to be pink and the heart beat again. The medical station then transferred the child to Nga Son District General Hospital and informed the family.

Lieutenant Ha Minh Hai carried the drowning baby on his shoulder and ran in the communal office yard on the morning of November 1. Image cut from clip

On the morning of November 2, the baby was discharged from the hospital, his body indicators were fine.

Mr. Khanh said that Lieutenant Ha Minh Hai was formerly an officer of the criminal police team, Nga Son district police. Senior Lieutenant Hai was transferred to be Deputy Chief of Police of Nga Bach Commune under the Project “Arranging regular police to assume the positions of Commune Police” in June 2020.

“In the commune area, Lieutenant Hai is a young cadre who is very enthusiastic and energetic in his work and always successfully completes the assigned tasks,” Mr. Khanh said.

Police lieutenant saves a drowning girl's life

Clip of a police lieutenant carrying a drowning child running around the yard. The source: Thanh Hoa Provincial Police

Quynh Nguyen


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