Firefighters rescue elderly man trapped in wet sand

NewsflarePublished: November 10, 2017
Published: November 10, 2017

Footage has emerged of firefighters rescuing an elderly man trapped in wet sand in China.

The video, filmed in Changzhou City in eastern-central Jiangsu Province on November 6, shows firefighters standing on a self-made temporary boat construction and shovelling mud in order to try to pull the elderly man out.

According to local news, the man got stuck in the wet sand while trying to catch clams.

Nearby villagers called rescuers after they themselves failed to get him free, despite struggling for two hours.

The man was eventually rescued and was not seriously harmed.

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