Russian boy cheats death after gate mishap

Photo courtesy of Pattaya News

Pattaya rescue volunteers received a distress call reporting a Russian boy trapped beneath a fallen gate in Nong Prue subdistrict, Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri province on Monday, March 4 at 8.36pm.

Arriving swiftly at the scene, responders discovered a harrowing sight: a seven year old Russian boy pinned under the weight of a large metal gate, his head injury visible and bleeding.

With remarkable speed, the rescue team mobilised, lifting the heavy gate and swiftly administering crucial first aid to the injured child. The boy was transported swiftly to a nearby hospital for further medical attention.

Eyewitnesses, shaken by the incident, revealed that children had been playing in the vicinity earlier, unaware of the impending danger, reported Pattaya News.

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It was only when the child’s cries for help pierced the air that residents sprang into action, dialling emergency services without hesitation.

In related news, a Thai woman successfully rescued four children from a drunk woman who abducted the kids from the Isaan province of Udon Thani.

A 54 year old resident told PPTV HD that she noticed a suspicious black Mitsubishi Xpander SUV parked at the playground in her community, Baan Nong Phueng, in the Kumphawapi district of Udon Thani. She saw the woman talking to the four children playing at the spot and witnessed the kids get into the woman’s car.

In other news, a Russian man appeared hellbent on joining the Pattaya Flying Club but was rescued just in time as he attempted to jump from a condo rooftop in the popular seaside resort. The reason for his suicide decision was not clear, whether it was an accusation of theft or the murder of his girlfriend.

Mueang Pattaya Police Station and the Sawang Borriboon Thammasatan Rescue Foundation were alerted to the Russian’s suicide attempt at about 7am yesterday. The man attempted to jump from the rooftop of a condo in Soi Thap Phaya 9.

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Puntid Tantivangphaisal

Originally from Hong Kong, Puntid moved to Bangkok in 2020 to pursue further studies in translation. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Hong Kong. Puntid spent 8 years living in Manchester, UK. Before joining The Thaiger, Puntid has been a freelance translator for 2 years. In her free time, she enjoys swimming and listening to music, as well as writing short fiction and poetry.

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