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This is the moment a quick-thinking elder sister saves her little brother’s life after a rope he had around his neck became caught in a lift door nearly hanging him to death.
The incident took place in the Basaksehir district of Istanbul province in Turkey as the two siblings were playing with another girl outside their flat.
The three children then got into the lift and in the video, the boy, estimated to be around 5 years old, has a rope around his neck.
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The end of the rope becomes caught between the closing doors and when the lift moves down the boy is sent into the air. The noose tightens around his neck and he can be seen struggling to free himself.
His quick-thinking elder sister then grabs his legs to ease the pressure on his neck and pushes the button to stop the lift. She then works to free her little brother from the noose and the boy lands back on the floor of the lift.
It is unclear if the boy was injured in the incident.
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