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In “State Of Fear,” Man Plunges Into Powerful Current To Rescue Drowning Children.

ali bin nasser al wardi rescuing an 8 and 13 year old from a wadi in oman.

Waves crashed through a wadi (also known as a valley) in Oman when people nearby noticed two children struggling to survive the terrifying currents.

Because the two of them were at great risk for drowning, Ali bin Nasser al Wardi, a first sergeant in the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), and some of his family members quickly formulated a plan to help. Ali started by tying a rope around his waist before jumping into the ever-moving water.

His dad and brother held onto the rope with all their might as Ali made his way to the children. Once he was able to get a hold of them, he carefully guided the 8 and 13-year-old back onto dry land.

“I encountered the children in a panic state, and I took the risk to save them,” Ali said. “I was in a state of fear, but it got over because the children were afraid.”

Soon after, the Civil Defense and Ambulance Authority (CDAA) and RNO honored him for his life-saving actions.

“Salim Yahya al Hinai, chairman of CDAA, has expressed his gratitude and appreciation of the valour and heroic role played by Ali al Wardi in saving the lives of children in Bahla,” an official statement read.

Thank you, Ali, for doing whatever it took to save these precious kids! It couldn’t have been easy, but it was certainly worth it.

Watch Ali bravely rescue these two children in the video below, and don’t forget to share.

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