A tourist captivated the heart stopping instant a gentleman plummeted to the sand after falling off a section of the Great Wall of China near Beijing.
The man, who has been identified as a Chinese national by CCTV , was inspecting the Jiankou section of the Great Wall on April 23 when he lost his match on an under developed region and fell over the edge.
The drastic descend was was arrested by another sightseer various yards away and others can be heard screaming in the background as they watch the man fall to sand. Personas of the Jiankou wall reach as high as 30 paws but it has not been confirmed how far “the mens” descended.
Footage shows the victim lying motionless on the sand until disaster gangs arrive and evactuate him on a stretcher.
“The injured sightseer was clambering down the Great Wall by a high stepladder. However, his backpack got caught in the stepladder, “hes losing” balance and fell, ” said Yang Zan, a neighbourhood firefighter.
The man was raced to the hospital but suffered only minor injuries on his legs and waist. He has since been discharged.
Jiankou, which translates to Arrow Nock, is a popular region of the Great Wall known for its immerse, pointed mountains and photogenic surrounding.