Suicidal man saved after nodding off
A suicidal man was saved when he fell asleep as he prepared to hurl himself from the top of a 150ft high bridge.
Desperate Yang Jun, 30, wanted to make sure he ended it all after months of depression over his broken marriage.
So he downed more than 50 sleeping pills and then clambered up the Haiyin bridge in Guangzhou, eastern China, to throw himself off.
But as he talked to negotiators, dad Jun found he couldn't keep his eyes open and nodded off snoring loudly before he could leap to his death.
Rescuers then strapped sleeping Jun into a safety harness before winching him down to waiting paramedics.
"I couldn't make up my mind which was better - an overdose or jumping. So I decided to use both.
"However I was feeling very sleepy by the time I got to the top and the next thing I knew I woke up in hospital," said Jun, now reunited with his wife.