Drama in choppy waters as patrolman’s quick wit saves woman


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  • Thursday, 19 Apr 2018

GEORGE TOWN: It was a MacGyver moment on the second Penang bridge when an auxiliary policeman, seeing a woman struggling in the waters below, emptied a five-litre jerrycan, tied it to his waist as an emergency flotation device and rappelled down. 

Luckily, the jerrycan was enough to keep the woman afloat until a fishing boat came to rescue them.

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