Fortunately, the man swept away by floods suddenly grabbed the bushes and saved his life: Photo grabbed from a video made by Manan Mandokhail

Syed Ali Shah, Manan Mandokhail: 

Indeed a miracle, when a man narrowly survived flash floods unleashed by heavy rainfall in Quetta’s Chashma Achozai area. The man who seemed to be in his early 30s was swept away by floods in Chashma Achozai.

The man stick to the pillar of the collapsed bridge for almost 15 minutes. Hundreds of people gathered to save human life. They threw a rubber pipe to rescue him. Bad luck, the pipe broke and the man was again swept away.

Luckily, this time he reached another pillar of the collapsed bridge and grabbed bushes and found shelter in the debris of the bridge. This time, he climbed on the pillar and saved himself from the merciless floods. This bridge collapsed last night around 1 AM, luckily no human loss occurred because of low traffic.

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) rescue team arrived at the spot when the man was facing no danger. All the people celebrated the new life for the man badly stranded in the merciless waves of the flood.

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