Watch Video: This man used his legs to save a dog from drowning

Aug 23, 2017, 17:03 IST | mid-day online correspondent

A man's quick thinking saved a dog from drowning in a canal, with the video going viral on social media. He has been hailed as a hero by netizens

Man saves dog from drowning, YouTube video
Screen grabs from the video showing the man saving the dog using his legs. Pic/YouTube

A man's quick thinking saved a dog from drowning in a canal, with the video going viral on social media. He has been hailed as a hero by netizens.

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The video shows the man dangling from a safety barrier and hooking the dog's body with his legs and pulling the animal to safety with the help of a bystander.

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Watch the video below

According to Daily Mail, his action has been labelled heroic by many. The video was uploaded on the Facebook page of a Malaysian national named Siakap Keli.

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The video has also been uploaded on YouTube.


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