A De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) student who saved his cousin from drowning said: "I'm not a hero", reports Declan Lloyd.
Business student Kevin Luu saved his 14-year-old cousin after she had been swept away by a strong current while in Oxwich Bay, Wales. The water had previously been calm, but a strong current formed in a matter of moments.Kevin said that he heard his cousin shouting and rushed over to help her.He said: “I jumped into the water without hesitation. The water was freezing and I was fully clothed. I swam towards my cousin and pulled her head above the water and dragged her back to the shore.”Luckily Kevin’s cousin was fine after her ordeal on March 18.Kevin added: “I was very fortunate to have been in the position to save my cousin from drowning.“I am not a hero, I just did what anyone would do.”A study in 2015 by the National Water Safety Forum showed that 321 people had lost their lives in accidental drownings in the UK.
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