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‘We go wherever people need us’: Hong Kong firemen recount saving Kowloon Peak hikers

  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:44
Four Hong Kong firefighters, who stayed overnight on a cliff to rescue the mainland Chinese pair stranded on Kowloon Peak last month during a tropical storm recalled how they braved life-threatening risks and saved the duo in a perilous 24-hour mission. They also revealed how emotional and regretful the hikers were, eliciting their comforting words for the duo. 10 hours in the dark on ‘suicide cliff’ in tropical storm with only raincoats for shelter: how two lucky Hong Kong hikers... South China Morning Post - Hong Kong feed

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