Boy called Belal fearlessly risks his own life and jumps into the dangerous Noakhali river in Bangladesh to save a fawn.
A Brave Teen
Onlookers were unsure whether the boy was going to appear again from the raging floodwaters! The river was swollen, it was high tide and those witnessing thought he might drown.
A Small Fawn
Belal had spotted this helpless drowning baby deer.
He held the young fawn in one hand above his head as he plunged through the surging river.
The Year’s Flood Water
The incident took place when the fawn became separated from its family during torrential rain and the fast-rising floods
The Rainy Season
Apparently in the area of Noakhali many of its deer population drown during the rainy season. The locals do all they can to protect them.
Back On Land
When Belal finally made it to the other side, the locals cheered as the fawn and Belai were safe on dry land.
Photographer Hasibul Wahab
While visiting Noakhali on a photography trip, wildlife photographer Hasibul Wahab captured the whole event showing the heroics and bravery of Belai.
A Bit Wobbly
Although shaken, the fawn is in good physical shape and ready to join his herd.
The Fawn Is Reunited
The baby deer is finally reunited with its family and life is back to normal near the river in Bangladesh.