'Hero' Malian saves child, 4, in spectacular Paris rescue

'Hero' Malian saves child, 4, in spectacular Paris rescueWithout a thought for his own safety, Mamoudou Gassama took just seconds to reach the child in a spectacular rescue captured on film and viewed millions of times on social networks. The incident took place at around 8:00 pm (1800 GMT) on Saturday in northern Paris. Film of the rescue shows Gassama, 22, pulling himself up from balcony to balcony with his bare hands as a man on the fourth floor tries to hold on to the child by leaning across from a neighbouring balcony.



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