- A five-year-old girl has been rescued after being swept out to sea
- When her parents realised she was out of sight, they informed port authorities
- In the video, the young girl could be see floating on her inflatable unicorn
- People around the world have reacted to the incident
A video of a young girl on an inflatable unicorn being rescued by a ferry boat has emerged.
The young girl was swept out to sea, and when her parents realised that she was out of sight, they informed port authorities who contacted the captain of the "Salaminomachos" ferry boat to rescue the child.
The disclosure was made by ViralHog which shared the video on its YouTube page on Monday, August 24.
Taking to the comment section of the post, Alin Constantin Cimpian said the girl had been playing in the ocean off the town of Antirio in the Gulf of Corith before she bobbed out to sea.
According to Cimpian, the girl floated about half a mile away from the Greek coast she and her parents were visiting.
Other people took to the comment section to share their thoughts about the incident.
ORGONEkillsEVIL noted that a lot could have gone wrong, adding that the young girl was smart to have remained calm on her inflatable unicorn.
ORGONEkillsEVIL wrote: "Alot Could Have Gone Wrong. That Is A Smart Child For Just Figuring To Hang On For The Best.. Very Dangerous & Sad Situation."
I TY wrote: "The poor baby was scared. She clung to the unicorns neck and maybe she was feeling see sick. I also see she has sunburn...no SPF either? Shake head."
Check the video below:
In other news, Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has been hailed a hero after saving two women from drowning at a beach in Algarve region of the country.
The 71-year-old was filmed helping the women with lifeguards after they were swept away by currents.
The women's kayak capsized and they were swept away by currents. Luckily for them, the president was at the beach at the time.
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