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Firefighters rescue boy trapped in washing machine

Boy removed without injury

A 10-year-old boy was rescued by firefighters in China after he found himself trapped in a washing machine, reports UPI.
A 10-year-old boy was rescued by firefighters in China after he found himself trapped in a washing machine, reports UPI. (iStock/alexandr6868)

A 10-year-old boy was rescued by firefighters in China after he found himself trapped in a washing machine, reports UPI.

Officials tried to remove the boy by pulling him through the opening, but when those attempts were unsuccessful, they were forced to dismantle it.

The boy was freed after a half hour with minor scratches on his knees.

It was not revealed how the boy became stuck.