South African hailed a hero after rescuing child from raging river!

A South African man is being hailed a hero after rescuing a child from a raging river!

A South African man is being hailed a hero after rescuing a child from a raging river!


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Johannesburg, South Africa – A video of a South African man bravely putting his life at risk to save a child from a raging river is rapidly being shared on social media!

Vincent Cosa was caught on video by Yusuf Abramjee sliding across a pipe above a raging river, to save a child stuck in the middle. When he reaches the child, the brave South African can be seen putting the young child on his back before making his way to the other side.

A crowd of people can be heard cheering the man along!

Abramjee uploaded the video to Twitter, which has since gone viral with thousands of views.

“Meet Vincent Cosa. This man needs a medal for bravery. He rescued a child in Alexandra, Johannesburg (Jukskei River). He is the hero. We salute him!!!”

Watch the video below:


Sources: Twitter | Yusuf Abramjee
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