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Delhi: CRPF jawan saves woman from drowning in canal

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

An 18-year-old woman was today saved from drowning in the canal here by an alert jawan, who was on duty at the force's camp in the area, a senior said.

was on duty and around 11 am, he saw someone drowning in the canal, which flows right behind the 55th Battalion camp, he said.

It is believed that the woman fell into the canal accidentally, the said.

The jawan alerted his colleagues and jumped into the water, rescuing Lakshmi P, he said, adding that she was given at the (CRPF) camp.

The woman, a resident of Narela, was admitted to a local hospital later, the said.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 17:05 IST