Kazakh man risking his life to rescue an infant hanging from the 8th floor cheers for a hero


A man from Kazakhstan was hailed as a hero after saving an infant hanging from the window of an eight-story house that fell from a height of 100 feet.

Video of the astonishing rescue showed a three-year-old, believed to have been alone at home at the time of the incident, hanging from a window ledge.

On the floor just below her house, a man identified as Shontakbaev Sabit is seen coming out the window and reaching out to her.

The entire rescue operation, which lasted at least a minute, showed the baby holding the baby for life while Mr. Sabit came out and stood by the window urging her to release.

The video showed him pulling her right leg slightly as the distance between the windows was close to about three feet.

In a dramatic move, the girl lifted her hand when Mr. Sabit caught her in one quick move. The man finds balance before handing the child into the hands of someone waiting in the room.

The incident took place on Wednesday in the country’s capital, Nur-Sultan.

Neighborhood residents called emergency services before the man started the rescue, but it appears that officials did not save her life in time.

Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Emergency Situation named the man a hero and awarded him a medal for the swift rescue that helped save the infant’s life.

“At 10:21 a.m. on May 11, a message was received that a child was hanging from a window at 27/1 Yulidala Street on the 8th floor,” the Ministry of National Defense said in a statement.

“The Nur-Sultan Emergency Situation Department, consisting of seven people and two vehicles, was immediately dispatched to the scene,” the statement added.

At the time of arrival, the Ministry of Education said, “It was determined that a man had rescued a child who was hung from an eighth-floor window.”

“No one was with a girl born in 2019. Fortunately, our hero, born in 1985, Shontakbaev Sabit, when he saw a child hanging and crying, did not hesitate to risk his life and take urgent action, literally taking the life of a little girl and saving it. .in seconds,” the Pentagon said.

The Ministry of Education warned parents, “It was a happy time when parents and children were rescued safely, but there are also many incidents with tragic results.”

The Ministry of Education said: “Do not leave children unsupervised! Do not leave windows open if there are small children in the house. This may cause a moment of distraction, which may end the child’s life or disable it forever.” .

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