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Sikh men save hikers who fell into Canada waterfall

"In Sikhi, we are taught to help someone in any way we can with anything we have, even our turban," said Kuljinder Kinda.

A group of five Sikh men used their turbans to rescue two men who had fallen into the freezing waters at Golden Ears Provincial Park in Canada’s British Columbia. Kuljinder Kinda and his four companions were trekking when they heard two men had tripped on a slippery rock and fallen into a pool above the lower falls.

Kinda, an electrician who moved to Canada from Punjab and his companions removed their turbans and other garments in order to firmly knot the fabric together and form a 10-meter (about 33-foot) improvised rope to safely pull the two men back. They threw the rope to the men and instructed them to tighten it before pulling themselves up.

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