Syed Jalaluddin died helping to save Tanweer Gilani from drowning, Streetsville, Ontario, June 2, 1979. Tanweer, 5, who could not swim, fell into the Credit River and was submerged in turbulent water below a dam. Jalaluddin, 24, mechanical draftsman, entered the water, submerged, and rose alongside Tanweer, who had returned to the surface. Assisted by Jalaluddin and the current, Tanweer was moved out of the turbulence and into wadable water, from where a man took her to the bank. Meanwhile Jalaluddin sank and drowned in the turbulent area.
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