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Chinese Students Form Human Chain To Stop Woman Committing Suicide In Freezing Sea

10/12/2014 12:06 GMT | Updated 10/12/2014 15:59 GMT

Chinese students formed a human chain to save a woman who had walked into freezing sea water, apparently in an attempt to commit suicide.

The youths, from Yanshan University, linked arms so they could reach the woman, who was about 50m away from the shore in Qinhuangdao, and pull her to safety.

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The woman was sighted around 50m out to sea

Witnesses say the woman fled the scene as soon as she was pulled to safety.