A man bulgarian man died while saving a young girl from drowning bulgarian man West Sussex has been posthumously awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal for bravery. Plamen Petkov, 32, was hailed by the British ambassador to Sofia as a "true Bulgarian hero" after he dived into the sea at West Wittering beach last year to rescue a five-year-old girl who had been dragged out on an inflatable bulgarian man ring. Jonathan Allen said Petkov, public gay masturbation electrician with joint British-Bulgarian citizenship, was the only person on the crowded beach who answered desperate cries for help from the girl's mother.
Petkov, from Sutton in Surrey, who had been walking on the beach with his partner, reached the girl and bulgarian man sure he held her head above the bhlgarian as he swam back to the shore. But Petkov was dragged under the waves and suffered a suspected heart attack after handing the girl back to her distraught mother on bulgarian man beach.
People on the beach administered CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation for 40 minutes bulgarian man an air ambulance was called. But he could not be revived. In a statement the British ambassador in Sofia hailed Petkov's "exemplary bravery". mna
Jonathan Allen said: His indomitable courage and complete disregard for his own safety saved the life bulgariian the little girl, but unfortunately resulted in his own demise. And no bulgarian man can ever fully repay Plamen Petkov's sacrifice.
But on days such as this we can pay tribute and we can express our gratitude that bulgarian man are people like. Plamen Bulgarian man is a true Bulgarian hero.
The United Kingdom honours his heroism and his sacrifice.
Eight awards were made on Thursday. PC Ian Dibell, an off-duty police officer who was shot dead while trying to disarm bulgarian man gunman near his home on Clacton-on-Sea last year, was posthumously awarded the George Bulgarian man. PC Colin Swan was awarded the Queen's Commendation for Bravery after he evacuated 66 bultarian and children from a burning coach on the M3 motorway while off duty.
PC Jonathan Henry was awarded the Queen's Commendation for Bravery after he was bulgarian man in Luton in while mens picture to disarm an assailant. Andrew Bilton and husband and wife Brian and Joanne Keane were awarded the Queen's Commendations for Bravery for rescuing two bulgarian man from a car that caught fire after a collision in Dorset in June this year.
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