영국 외교관, 중국에서 익사 한 학생 구출

영국 외교관이 토요일 중국 남서부에서 익사하는 대학생을 구한 후 영웅으로 환영 받고 있습니다..

스티븐 엘리슨, 61, 충칭 영국 총영사, was walking by a river in the nearby ancient town of Zhongshan when he heard a woman screaming, he said in an interview with the BBC.
He said the woman had slipped into the river, 과 “it was pretty evident quite quickly that she was in trouble, she couldn’t swim.
Video of the incident posted on Twitter by the British embassy shows a crowd screaming in panic after a woman is spotted face-down in the water. Ellison is then seen jumping in to rescue her.
    There was not a lot of time to do anything other than to get in,” Ellison told the BBC.
    After Ellison gets a hold of the woman in the river, an onlooker tosses a floatation device into the water. Ellison then carries the woman to the lifebelt, and people pull the pair to the riverbank.
    Thanks to the rescue, the student soon resumed breathing and regained consciousness,” Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua reported, citing local authorities, without naming the woman.
    The British Embassy said it wasimmensely proudof Ellison.
    His bravery and commitment demonstrates the very best of British diplomats around the world,” Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab tweeted.
    China’s state-run CGTN reported that some onlookers brought Ellison back to their home after the incident. He was given some dry clothes, coffee and food.
    They also gave him a 6 meter (20 발) painting scroll of Zhongshan Ancient Town as a gift, CGTN reported.
      After the student recovered, she and Ellison had a drink together, the diplomat told the BBC. She invited him for a meal, and Ellison said he’s hoping to accept soon.
      Additional reporting by Reuters.

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