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MAN CLIMBS 4 STOREY BUILDING TO SAVE CHILD HANGING TO BALCONY

By Siddharth Singh . 28th May 2018 09:15pm
MAN CLIMBS 4 STOREY BUILDING TO SAVE CHILD HANGING TO BALCONY

A young man is being hailed a hero real-life spiderman after he scaled a four storey building through balconies to save a four-year-old child hanging from the fourth place. Identified as Mamoudou Gassama took seconds to reach the child. The incident that took place at about 8 pm on Saturday in northern Paris was recorded and uploaded online after which the video has gone viral across the world. Footage of the rescue shows Gassama, 22, pulling himself up the building’s storeys from balcony to balcony as a man on the fourth floor tries to hold on to the child by leaning across from a neighboring balcony. Reaching the fourth floor, Gassama puts one leg over the balcony before reaching out with his right arm and grabbing the child. Firefighters arrived at the scene to find the child had already been rescued. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlcogIstDbg   A Malian migrant Gassama was honored by the French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday and offered citizenship. Macron told that all his documents will be put in order as the sporty 22-year-old has become a national hero, referring to his immigration status. In the meeting, live footage of which was carried on the president's Facebook page, Macron gave Gassama a medal for bravery and also proposed that Gassama join the French fire service.

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