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Offline spud

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baby thrown from window...
« on: February 05, 2008, 12:38:17 PM »
Cop catches baby thrown from burning building
Updated Tue. Feb. 5 2008 11:12 AM ET

The Associated Press

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany -- Trapped by smoke, the parents of a nine-month-old baby girl faced an excruciating dilemma: if they threw her out of the window, would she be caught four stories below?

The split-second decision paid off: Onur fell safely into the arms of a policeman below. The parents also survived, although the mother was still in a hospital Tuesday, two days after the blaze that killed nine people, including five children.

The drama at a building in southwestern Germany was captured in a series of photographs of the baby in freefall as a group of anguished adults, thick smoke billowing around them, looked on.

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20080205/baby_germany_080205/20080205?hub=TopStories


Offline Laura

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Re: baby thrown from window...
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2008, 02:26:14 PM »
Nice quick catch on behalf on the police officer.

 

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