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[VIDEO NEWS] Drowning man rescued from lake during typhoon

Sept 03,2018
1) A man jumped into a lake without explanation.

2) What happened?

3) On Aug. 23 in a lake in Daegu during Typhoon Soulik, there were people motioning frantically towards the water.

4) There was a person drowning in the middle of the lake.

5) A policeman ran toward the lake with a floatation device.

6) Sergeant Kim Dae-hwan dived into the lake without hesitation.

7) Kim swam toward the drowning person quickly to save him.

8) A 911 rescue team also dived into the lake.

9) The rescue process wasn’t easy because of the typhoon.

10) The team rescued the drowning person successfully.

11) Kim and the rescue team covered the person in a blanket and safely brought him to land.

12) They let out a sigh of relief as the person safely arrived on land.

13) Sergeant Kim Dae-hwan, who has a water rescue certificate, was made aware of the situation through the radio and was the fastest person to arrive at the scene.

14) ”When I see people in danger, I react instinctively. Any police worker would feel the same way.” - Kim Dae-hwan, a police sergeant

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Hoyeon Yoo

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