MOSCOW: In a shocking incident reported in Moscow, Russia, a girl was trapped in a building that caught fire. Two men rescued the girl from the 9 th floor of the burning building in Moscow's Chertanovo district.
The incident took place on January 29. Now, a video of the brave rescue is doing the rounds on the Internet. It is bound to leave you holding your breath while sitting at the edge of your seat.
Shared on Reddit, the video shows a glimpse of the rescue operation. The two men can be seen carefully and gently pulling the girl from the 9th floor window to safety. According to the Russian news website RBC, both men were injured as one had a burn on his hand and the other had cuts and glass fragments in the wound. Both were hospitalized.
Take a look at the video:
The clip has been upvoted over 95,000 times and received several reactions. People wholeheartedly praised the two men and congratulated them for helping out the girl.
According to a press release by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Emergency Situations, "In the course of reconnaissance and extinguishing the fire, 12 people were rescued from the burning and higher floors by fire and rescue units, including 1 child. The rescued are examined by doctors."