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Shocking footage shows 11-year-old jumping from mall window to save himself from blaze

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Mar 26, 2018, 6:37 pm IST
Updated : Mar 26, 2018, 6:37 pm IST

The fire broke out at a cinema in the four storey shopping centre as a dozen children have gone missing after the tragedy.

Fire-fighters held out a rug in order to break the child’s fall (Photo: YouTube)
 Fire-fighters held out a rug in order to break the child’s fall (Photo: YouTube)

Catastrophic accidents can take place at any location and give way to chaos where people are forced to find a way to save their lives. At times the situation goes out of hand and a person has to resort to desperate measures for survival.

In a shocking video from Russia, an 11-year-old was spotted throwing himself off a building in a bid to escape a fire that is thought to have killed the rest of his family. Sergey Moskalenko jumped from an open window of a shopping mall in Kemerovo where the inferno killed 64 people.

The fire broke out at a cinema in the four storey shopping centre as a dozen children have gone missing after the tragedy. Fire-fighters held out a rug in order to break the child’s fall but he had to be rushed to a hospital with injuries sustained when he hit a door on his way down.

Many reported how horrified people from windows of the building to save their lives.

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