US Sikh dies rescuing three children trapped in river

New York, August 8

A 29-year-old Sikh man died after he jumped right into a river to rescue three youngsters who have been swept away within the US state of California, based on media stories.

The man, recognized as Manjeet Singh, was visiting Reedley Beach on Wednesday night close to his dwelling in Fresno County when he noticed the three youngsters struggling within the Kings River, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday.

Two eight-year-old women and a 10-year-old boy have been taking part in within the river once they have been pulled underneath a bridge by the present, CNN quoted Reedley Police Department commander Mark Ediger as saying.

Singh, who was on the river along with his brother-in-law and different associates, eliminated his turban and tried to make use of it as a rope to drag the kids in however was rapidly pulled underneath himself.

“He went in to try and help them and, unfortunately, went underwater fairly quickly and never came back up,” mentioned Reedley Police Commander Marc Ediger.

Singh was discovered unresponsive 40 minutes later, downriver. He was taken to a hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless. — PTI

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