An Afghan man was rescued by a Kazakh teen who noticed him drowning in Sairan Lake in the capital Almaty.
The city’s Department of Emergency Situations said the man was identified as Ahmadi Zaman Muhammad, born in 1977.
The Kazakh teen Duisesh Margulan, 18, was resting at the lakeshore when he noticed Muhammad struggling in the water.
Muhammad was taken to the No. 7 Hospital, one of the largest in the city.