Sumo wrestlers rescue woman who plunged into river in attempted suicide
tokyoreporter.com -- Jun 11
Sumo wrestlers from a stable in Adachi Ward were among those who rescued a woman after she plunged into a nearby river on Wednesday in an apparent suicide attempt, police said, reports TV Asahi (June 11).

At just past 5:30 a.m., a man sought help after seeing the woman, aged in her 30s, plunge about 3 meters from a bridge and into the water.

Wrestlers from the Sakaigawa-beya stable were among the roughly 20 persons who arrived at the scene and pulled the woman from the water.

The woman was transported to a hospital where her condition is not considered life-threatening, the Takenotsuka Police Station said.

The station is planning to give a letter of commendation to the wrestlers and the other persons who assisted the woman.

東京・足立区で橋から川に飛び降りた30代の女性を近くの相撲部屋の力士たち約20人が救助していたことが分かりました。  警視庁などによりますと、10日午前5時半すぎ、足立区内の橋から30代の女性が3メートル下の川に飛び込みました。自殺を図ったとみられます。通り掛かった男性が大声で助けを求め、それに気付いた現場近くの大相撲境川部屋の力士たち約20人が駆け付け、女性を川から引き上げたということです。女性は病院に運ばれ、命に別状はありません。警視庁竹の塚署は境川部屋や助けを求めた男性に対して感謝状を贈ることを検討しています。
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