Puppy saved from frozen lake in Turkey

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By Euronews
Puppy saved from frozen lake in Turkey

A police diver rescued a puppy stuck in a frozen lake in Turkey on Boxing Day (Wednesday).

Video released by the municipality of Van showed diver Burak Okten trying to break the ice carousel with his arm and rescuing the puppy.

"It was the final moments, I barely made it. It's good we rescued (her)," Okten said after bringing the dog to safety.

The puppy, who suffered from hypothermia, was wrapped in towels and taken to veterinary clinic after receiving CPR. Municipality officials said she was receiving the necessary treatment for her condition and was expected to fully recover.