People read this and for crying out loud please watch your children
PEOPLE !!! PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO EXACTLY WHERE YOUR SMALL CHILDREN ARE AT ALL TIMES AND FOR CRYING OUT LOUD PUT LOCKED FENCES AROUND YOUR POOLS
GOD BLESS THIS GRANDMOTHER SHE WENT OUT LIKE A HERO IN MY BOOKS
Nissan, the grandmother who risked her life to save her 20-month-old
grandson from drowning in a Surrey pool Sunday, has died.
VANCOUVER - Warina Nissan, the grandmother who risked her life to save
her 20-month-old grandson from drowning in a Surrey pool Sunday, has
The 51-year-old, a non-swimmer, attempted to rescue her
grandson, Ivan Yousif, after he fell into the pool at the five-building
Evergreen Apartments complex. The toddler drowned and later died at
Royal Columbia Hospital at 11:20 p.m. Sunday, but the boy's grandmother
remained in critical condition.
The woman succumbed to her injuries around noon Monday.
Their names were released today by the BC Coroners Service.
grandmother and the boy - both Surrey residents - appeared to have been
in the water for an extended amount of time before they were found.
Bystanders pulled them out and attempted to revive them before police
and ambulance arrived.
Resident Zelba Lucinia said the pool had been open for less than a week. She saw the paramedics performing CPR on the victims.
"It's so sad," Lucinia said.
second water-related incident occurred Monday afternoon when a two-year
old girl was found unresponsive and floating in her family's backyard
pool in Surrey.
The B.C. Ambulance Service responded to an
emergency call on the 9600-block of 129th Street at shortly after noon
Monday to attend to the toddler. Basic and advanced life-support
resources and an instant transport team were on hand during the rescue
operation, according to Kelsie Carwithen, BC Ambulance spokeswoman.
patient was first transported to Surrey Memorial Hospital," she said.
"We later moved her to BC Children's Hospital because of the seriousness
of her condition."
The BC Children's Hospital declined to comment on the patient's medical health, citing her status as a minor.
The accidents have prompted Surrey RCMP to issue a reminder for vigilance around the water as the weather heats up.
unimaginable tragedy is a reminder to the public to always be mindful
of young persons' vulnerability around bodies of water," said Sgt. Drew
Grainger. "It is also a reminder for us as parents or guardians to have
an awareness of our own abilities as lifesavers."
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