"A puppy fought for his life on an ice floe far from land. The police then made a heroic effort and jumped into the icy water to save it, reports the BBC."
"on Wednesday alerted police to a lake in the Van province in eastern Turkey. There they found a puppy that was stranded on an ice floe far out in the lake who fought for his life. "
"the Police, Burak Ökten acted quickly. Without hesitation he jumped into the water and swam out to the dog. In a clip from the event to see how he crushes ice with his arms to get up to the dog – and then take the out in the country. "
"– It was timely, it was barely that I made it, " says Burak Ökten after he brought the dog to safety. "
"Well in the country performed the man cpr on the puppy, and wrapped the blankets when it was sharply cold. Then brought the puppy to the vet where it received all the necessary treatment it needed, and miraculously so was the restored. "
"We had very little hope when she came up from the water, I did not think she would survive," he says, according to the BBC, and continues: "
" the Lake was frozen, it was difficult to reach the dog. It was difficult to swim but it was worth it, I am happy that I managed to save the puppy, " says Burak Ökten."
"He has now adopted the little dog and named her to the buz luhrmann, which means ”ice” in Turkish. "