Cooking pot & strong swimming saves grandmother from floods

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Desperate to save his grandmother from floodwaters swamping southern Pakistan, Ali Ahmed and three other relatives stuck her in a large metal cooking pot and pulled her to safety through neck-high water. The men swam for several hours through driving rain, unable to rest because the water was too deep, finally reaching a road and transporting her to a hospital where she was treated for acute diarrhea. Read The Washington Post.

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