Family rescued from truck hanging off cliff in China
Firefighters improvised the rescue by using wires and a crane
The dramatic rescue of a family from a vehicle hanging over a cliff made for video footage that would fit in any action movie.
Rescue crews employed harnesses and wires to remove four people from a heavy-duty truck in China's Chongqing Municipality.
Firefighters improvised rescue equipment using a crane arm and wires to access the truck, which was on the edge of a 40-metre cliff.
One at a time, the firefighters pulled out two daughters, a wife and a husband. No one was injured.
After the rescue, the driver said the truck had broken down, breaking through the highway's guardrail to become perched on the cliff.
With files from Reuters