Story By: Gheorghi Caraseni, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Newsflash
This is the moment a woman clings on for dear life to an air conditioning unit outside her top-floor apartment after reportedly falling out of the window and hanging on for over half an hour.
The incident took place in the western Russian capital Moscow after the woman fell out of her window and an eyewitness called the local authorities.
In the footage, the woman is seen hanging onto the air conditioning unit outside her top-floor apartment as the cameraperson also films the empty streets to show that no one is around.
The emergency services received a call and a local fire brigade was sent to the scene to assist the struggling woman.
Firefighters managed to reach her on a crane platform after being unable to rescue her from inside the apartment, according to local media.
The frightened resident reportedly hung on for dear life outside her eight-storey flat for over half an hour.
The unnamed woman was then taken to a nearby hospital for medical checks, although there have been no further reports on her condition.
Meanwhile, the local authorities have confirmed they are investigating the incident.
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