A woman in Sichuan province was miraculously saved by her downstairs neighbor when she attempted to commit suicide by jumping from her 12th floor apartment after allegedly getting into a fight with her family.
The woman’s suicide attempt was thwarted when she jumped and got her leg caught on the railing of a balcony from the floor below her. A resident named Hsu on the 11th floor heard the woman’s struggle and looked out to see her dangling upside down. He then managed to grab her legs and soon pulled her to safety with the help of firefighters.
This summer has so far seen a few similar incredible cases. In May, a man managed to catch a one-year-old infant with his bare hands after the child fell from the second-floor window of a building in Guangzhou province. Last month, an alleged suicidal Qingdao man perched on a fifth floor window ledge was saved by firefighters when he was blasted back indoors with a water cannon.
In one completely opposite scenario, a woman in Shaanxi province who was perched on a rooftop in an apparent suicide attempt last month was actually prodded on by school kids who gathered below her yelling “Hurry up and jump for us!” Children can be cruel.
[Video via Apple Daily English]