Tag: rescue

Fortunate donkey flashes grin after rescue from Irish floodwaters

Posted December 08, 2015 13:53:07 They may possibly be recognized for being extended in the face, but there is at least one particular happy donkey in Ireland these days. As Storm Desmond lashed components of Ireland more than the weekend, a donkey became stuck in rising flood waters on a house in Killorglin, in the…


Man hit by train trying to rescue skateboard

Posted November 28, 2015 17:00:48 Map: Windsor 3181 Two males have been taken to hospital after they have been injured in separate train incidents in Melbourne this afternoon. Police stated a man in his 30s suffered critical but non-life threatening leg injuries soon after he was struck by a train at Batman railway station in…


Afghan army launches rescue bid after helicopter reported shot down

Posted November 26, 2015 09:03:57 The Afghan army has launched an operation to rescue 18 hostages captured by the Taliban right after their helicopter crash-landed in the north, as the private firm operating the aircraft stated it was shot down. The Taliban killed 3 of these on board — two Afghans and a foreigner —…


Russian marine killed in rescue bid

Media captionThe BBC’s John Simpson: “The Turks say they warned the pilot ten instances in 5 minutes” A Russian marine has been killed on a helicopter mission to rescue the crew of a jet downed by Turkey close to the Syrian border on Tuesday. He died when his helicopter came beneath fire from rebels in…