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Chinese boy rescued dangling from 4th floor balcony

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 00:42

July 20 - Firefighters rescue a five-year-old boy hanging from a fourth floor window railing in China's Henan province. Lindsey Parietti reports.

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Frantic residents outside a home in Nanyang, China. Above them, a five-year-old boy dangles dangerously from the window - his head the only thing keeping him from a four-storey drop. Rescuers and neighbours set up a bed sheet to try to catch the boy as another team of firefighters broke down the apartment door. Finally, he is freed from the railings and brought to safety. The boy told China's state TV that he climbed up the window cage to look for his mother, who had locked him inside the house alone.

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Chinese boy rescued dangling from 4th floor balcony

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 00:42