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DRUNKEN MAN RESCUED AFTER 5 HR STAND OFF ON A 20CM WIDE HDB LEDGE

A 29 year old man was rescued in dramatic fashion by SCDF officers as he precariously sat on an exterior ledge of a HDB flat in Simei on Wednesday. According to reports, the man had climbed onto the fourth floor ledge at block 161 Simei Road, apparently drunk after quarreling with his girlfriend. The ledge, reportedly less than 20 cm wide, became the man's temporary home for 5 hours, as he refused to budge.

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SENIOR COUPLE SAVES YOUNG WOMAN WHO ATTEMPTED SUICIDE AT STAIRWELL

On 31 May 2016, a man spotted a young woman sitting by the stairwell when he stepped out of his flat to throw rubbish. As he returned to his unit, he saw that the young woman had lay down, seemingly to rest. When he entered his unit, he told his wife what he had saw. After about 10 minutes, both of them decided to bring their grandson out for breakfast. However, as they entered the lift, his wife, Ms Gao felt uneasy about what her husband had shared and decided to check on the young woman. As she went towards the stairwell, she saw the young woman lying in a pool of blood. Ms Gao said that the young woman appeared to be unconscious and pale. There was a deep cut on her left wrist and a kitchen knife was on the right side of the young woman.

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