The NYPD has released a dramatic footage of a police officer walking in chest-high water in a flooded basement in Queens. Three people were later found dead in this basement.
A body camera video tweeted by the New York Police Department on Sunday captured an attempt by a police officer to pass through a flood to reach a stranded inhabitant. The footage showed a policeman surrounded by dirty, dark water as they walked past a toy floating in a lightly flooded basement.
Later, one of the police officers jumped into the water, and soon a colleague, Bodycam, captured the rescue operation. When they go underwater for a short time, the camera reveals how dirty the flood water is and there is little visibility.
NYPD said in a tweet that it “made a brave effort without special equipment,” but police officers called the New York City Fire Department for “door locking, rising water levels, and vitality of electricity.” I was forced to.
The bodies of the inhabitants Anne Ger Rama, his wife Minma Yanji Sherpa, and their toddler Lopsan were discovered by police divers around 3:30 am on Thursday. “Unfortunately, when the specialized forces arrived, they discovered that three people had drowned,” the NYPD confirmed.
Choi Sledge, who lives on the third floor of the building, said he asked for help. New York Times, She received a desperate call from the Sherpa when water from flash floods caused by hurricane Ida began to pour into the basement around 9:30 pm on Wednesday.
“She said,’Water is coming in now,’ and I say:’Get out! Go upstairs!'” Said Mr. Sledge. “The last thing I hear from them is’water coming in through the window’, and that was it.”
Their ground floor neighbor Deborah Torres said Washington post She heard a cry of help from the basement, but couldn’t do much because she was trying to get out of the three-story building to save her life.
A sad toddler teacher, Martha Suarez, suddenly wept after arriving at her family’s apartment the next day. “The baby is very cute,” she said. NY Daily News.. “Just a happy boy, a very nice family … they didn’t call me, they didn’t cancel me, so I was coming as usual.”
According to media reports, about 13 people were killed in the wreckage of New York’s tropical cyclone Aida, of which about 11 were found trapped in underground apartments.