According to reports by the New York Post: The viral video of a Syrian boy heroically dodging sniper fire to rescue a little girl is an actually an elaborate ruse intended to spark debate about “innocent children growing up in war,” its creators revealed Friday.

The article reveals that a Norweigan production company produced the video for a budget of $55,000.



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At White Beach, Bertioga, a family of five was swept away to deep waters and started drowning. Using his jet ski, the firefighter rescued the family while staying calm and collected through the ordeal. Fire Department’s Marcelo dos Santos, managed to record his actions using a helmet camera.