Thursday, 29 August 2013

Man Jumped into rough waters to rescue a stranger’s dog - Humanity still alive around us

Posted by Siva Kumar Ari
The following Incident took place at Brighton Pier , Melbourne , Australia.

The Brighton Pier is located at Melbourne , Australia.  Bibi a dog which is a Maltese-shitzu cross, was blown off the Brighton Pier by gale force winds. The owner of the Dog is Sue Drummond . she is helpless because of the force wind and since she is old she watched on as her dog was pushed away from the pier. At one stage Bibi was 30 metres away from the pier, before coming back within 5 metres. Bibi's head was dropping below water, before making one last effort to make it back to the pier.

Man Jumped into rough waters to rescue a stranger’s dog - Humanity still alive around us
Man Jumped into rough waters to rescue a stranger’s dog - Humanity still alive around us 




Fortunately for the dog's owner a fellow member on the Bringhton Pier by name  'Raden Soemawinata, 20 from Doncaster, jumped off the pier to grab the dog and bring it to safety. Mr Soemawinata was on the pier for a family ceremony to scatter his grandmother's ashes into the bay. Raden Soemawinata climbed down to the water and finally reached the dog. Raden cling to Bibi as they swim back to the pier. Raden Soemawinata handed Bibi back to owner Sue Drummond

Man Jumped into rough waters to rescue a stranger’s dog - Humanity still alive around us
Man Jumped into rough waters to rescue a stranger’s dog - Humanity still alive around us 


Distraught yet relieved owner Sue Drummond holded onto Bibi and rescuer Raden Soemawinata after the dramatic rescue

Pictures: by Chris Scott of news.com.au

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