A drunk man climbing a utility pole and crawled along electricity cables in China
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Drunk man crawls along electric cables

Firefighters in China have rescued a drunk man who climbed a utility pole and crawled along electricity cables, according to state TV.

Horrified onlookers alerted officials who immediately switched off the power supply.

As rescuers tried to reach the man, he lost his grip and fell to the ground and straight into a safety net below.

Medical staff said the man escaped with no injuries.

  • 02 Apr 2013