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The boy, who is believed to have swum in the sea, was caught in the backwash of the flood on Lido Ulivarella beach in Palmi, Italy,

Terrifying moment heroic Italian lifeguards fight for boy, 11, to be washed away by fierce waves strong enough to drag them down

  • Boy, 11, was caught Monday in the backwash of wild waves in Palmi, Italy
  • He was caught and needed the help of two lifeguards diving into the sea
  • Terrifying images show rescuers desperately trying to reach the young person
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This is the terrifying moment when a team of lifeguards rescued a child trapped in raging waves in Italy.

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The boy, presumably 11 years old, was engulfed by the backwash of the flood on Lido Ulivarella beach in Palmi, Italy, with dramatic shots.

He had ventured into the waves even though the beach was almost empty due to the rough sea.

The boy, who is believed to have swum in the sea, was caught in the backwash of the flood on Lido Ulivarella beach in Palmi, Italy,

The boy, who is believed to have swum in the sea, was caught in the backwash of the flood on Lido Ulivarella beach in Palmi, Italy,

Although the beach was almost empty due to the rough sea, a boy - who is supposed to be 11 years old - had ventured into the waves.

Although the beach was almost empty due to the rough sea, a boy - who is supposed to be 11 years old - had ventured into the waves.

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Although the beach was almost empty due to the rough sea, a boy – who is supposed to be 11 years old – had ventured into the waves.

Colleague beach visitors used a rope to drag the young out of the huge waves when they fell on him on Monday.

The lifeguard desperately tried to hold the boy, but kept falling over in the waves.

Student Flavio Logiudice filmed the dramatic scene.

The lifeguard desperately tried to hold the boy, but kept falling over in the waves

The lifeguard desperately tried to hold the boy, but kept falling over in the waves

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The lifeguard desperately tried to hold the boy, but kept falling over in the waves

He was imprisoned and needed the help of two lifeguards. Colleague beach visitors then used a rope to drag it out of the waves

He was imprisoned and needed the help of two lifeguards. Colleague beach visitors then used a rope to drag it out of the waves

He was imprisoned and needed the help of two lifeguards. Colleague beach visitors then used a rope to drag it out of the waves

Flavio, 20, said: “The child was not injured, but he was scared and the waves had stripped him of his swimsuit.

& # 39; I don't know who the child was.

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& # 39; There have been other similar events here when people swam in rough seas, but the lifeguards have always done a good job of keeping the beach safe. & # 39;

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