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Girl freed from window bars of high-rise apartment in China

Monday, July 22, 2013
A 5-year-old girl is seen with her head caught between the 24th-floor window bars of an apartment building in China on Saturday, July 20, 2013.

A 5-year-old girl is seen with her head caught between the 24th-floor window bars of an apartment building in China on Saturday, July 20, 2013. (KABC Photo)

A 5-year-old girl left alone in her apartment building in Daye, China, ended up almost losing her life when she climbed out of a 24th-floor window on Saturday.

The girl's head got caught between the window bars some 76 yards from the ground. She was left holding on to the railing until a neighbor heard her cry and called for help.

After firefighters cut the window bars with bolt cutters, a neighbor carefully reached the girl from a nearby window and helped pull her to safety.

ABC News contributed to this report.

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