The vice president of the commune threw himself into the river to save people in the middle of the flood

The vice president of the commune threw himself into the river to save people in the middle of the flood - Photo 1.

Mr. Vu Van Giang stands on a raft floating in the middle of flood water – Photo: XUAN THA

According to the People’s Committee of Son Dong district (Bac Giang province), around 10:00 am on August 11, while responding to the storm No. received information from the people about the fact that on the Luc Nam River, passing through Trai Chua village (Yen Dinh commune), there was a person standing on a floating raft, Mr. Kieu Viet Luan – vice chairman of the People’s Committee of Yen Dinh commune – and his forces. Quick access function.

Although the flood water was flowing fast, Mr. Luan was not afraid of danger, threw himself into the middle of the river, quickly approached and tried to save people.

After nearly 20 minutes of swimming in the river, he was able to bring his people and raft to the shore safely.

The vice president of the commune threw himself into the river to save people in the middle of the flood - Photo 2.

Mr. Luan after helping to bring Mr. Giang and the raft ashore – Photo: XUAN THA

Through work, the local functional forces identified the victim as Mr. Vu Van Giang (46 years old, in Hanoi, currently a worker of A Cuong Mineral Joint Stock Company (in Cam Dan commune, Son Dong district). ).

According to Mr. Giang, while reinforcing the raft, he was unfortunately swept away by flood water along with the raft. Mr. Giang couldn’t swim, and when he was most afraid, Mr. Luan and everyone helped him.

Found the body of a young man washed away by water

Exchange with Youth Online On the afternoon of August 11, Mr. Tran Huy Duong, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Tan Quang Commune, Luc Ngan District, Bac Giang Province, said that the local functional forces found the body of a young man washed away by water in the morning of the same day. .

The victim was found about 500 meters away from the crash site.

Before that, at about 6:00 a.m. on August 11, CVH (22 years old, in Tan Quang commune) on the way from home (Bomb village) to the family shop in Dong Lam village, when going through the underground overflow, unfortunately slipped. , fell and was swept away by the water.

Many people saw H. being swept away by the water and chased him but could not be saved, then H. was washed away and disappeared.

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