British diplomat saves drowning student in southwest China

A British diplomat leapt into a river in southwest China and rescued a drowning student on Saturday (November 14), Britain's embassy in Beijing and Chinese state media said.

A video taken by a passer-by shows the diplomat swimming to a woman and pulling her with a float from the middle of a river, before people on the bank drag them to safety

The British embassy said everyone is "immensely proud" of Ellison, whose good deed had gone viral in China.