Three worldwide college students from India have been again residence in Sydney, NS, on Tuesday after a day on the seashore they will always remember.

“Once we jumped within the water, we did not know that there was a child within the automotive,” mentioned Ajay Singh.

Singh was among the many rescuers throughout an incident on the East Bay Sand Bar in East Bay, NS, on Sunday.

The three college students, together with one other man and a nurse who occurred to be on the seashore late Sunday afternoon, made a determined effort to drag a automotive out of the water after it reportedly slipped out of drugs and rolled in.

They are saying they needed to act shortly to rescue the little boy who was sleeping inside.

“After parking the automotive, she was attempting to get her stuff out of the automotive,” fellow rescuer Vikram Dalal mentioned of the motive force. “On the identical time, the automotive begins sliding into the water.”

“The girl was shouting a lot,” Singh continued. “I used to be positive that she was not shouting for the automotive.”

Cape Breton Regional Police says by the point they have been referred to as, and had an opportunity to reply, the kid and driver have been secure on shore.

Police add they have been checked by EHS and cleared of any accidents, and {that a} bystander with a truck finally towed the automotive onto dry land.

Nonetheless, the scholars who got here to the rescue say the end result may have been totally different.

“I believe if we obtained delayed – one or two minutes, or extra, delay – there can be a tragedy,” Singh mentioned.

One of many three males admitted he cannot swim, however says he went into the water with out hesitation anyway.

“We needed to do one thing,” mentioned Lovepreet Kumar. “As a result of if we name 911, they should take a while to succeed in there – it is too removed from city, proper? They must take a while. That is why we jumped in (the)water.”

Wanting again on the rescue now, which was captured on video, the three buddies are grateful for the kudos they’ve acquired.

“I might say that we’re not heroes. We’re similar to, widespread males,” Singh mentioned.

The lads, who’re college students at Cape Breton College, say the girl with the kid thanked them on the scene – although they did not get her title.

They mentioned they have been merely comfortable to have been in the proper place on the proper time – and to have been capable of assist.

“It is a God present that we obtained an opportunity to save lots of somebody’s life,” Singh mentioned. “And we predict God offers an opportunity to only a few folks to save lots of somebody’s life.”