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Netizens praise UP police officer seen rescuing elderly man in viral video

The internet has a plethora of posts and videos showing that humanity still exists. These days, when everyone is busy with their lives, it’s heartwarming to see people helping others while taking time out of their already busy lives. A recent clip shared by UP Police shows an Agra police officer rescuing an old man trapped in a swamp. Video of the rescue operation gained traction on the internet.

The viral video opens to show how police officer Sandesh Kumar ventured into the swamp and rescued an elderly man using a rope. Other members involved in the rescue operation held the rope to pull them both safely out of the swamp. Sharing the video on Twitter, UP Police wrote: “‘Marshals of safety’ Saluting the brave efforts of Constable Sandesh Kumar and @agrpolice’s PS Barhan team who pulled together available resources to get a helpless old man out in marshy ground (sic)”.

Further, Agra Police also notified the elderly man, who was quite disturbed and injured and was immediately sent to Etmadpur Community Health Center, for treatment by a fire brigade ambulance. The 54-year-old was identified as Brajesh, a resident of Tajganj, Agra. They also shared that SHO Sher Singh led the rescue operation. Agra Police also shared the video of the rescue operation.

“I feel proud,” say netizens

The viral video caught the attention of many netizens and garnered 11,400 views accompanied by several likes and retweets. The video also prompted many people to express their views. “Feeling proud,” wrote one user. A second user commented: “I also salute the constable and the whole team”. A third user expressed, “Nice police work towards humanity.”

(Image: @Uppolice/Twitter)

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