The story of an Egyptian woman who saved an entire family from drowning in Sharkia Governorate, in the north of the country, topped the trend in all social networking sites during the past days, and her story also topped newspapers and the media as well.
The story, which everyone celebrated, included the heroism of an Egyptian woman named Amani Muhammad, 38, from the village of Mit Suhail in the city of Minya al-Qamh in Sharkia Governorate, where she managed to save two women and 4 children from death by drowning in the water near the Abu Drum Bridge in the Markaz district. Minya al-Qamh, and the woman was not satisfied with that, but provided first aid to the two women and the four children before they were transferred to the hospital.
The girl explained, in an interview with the Egyptian media, that she is married to the village of Naamna, and her husband works in the state of Italy, and while she was on her way 4 days ago from her village to the city in a “Tuk-Tuk” vehicle, she was surprised by the occurrence of a car overturning accident with two women and 4 children on board in the waters of the canal and a number of Residents awaiting the arrival of the rescue forces to rescue them.
The girl added that she got out of the “tuk tuk” and used an iron piece and jumped into the water and managed to smash the car’s windows to save the car’s passengers before they died of suffocation and drowning.
Maya Morsi’s tweet before it was deleted
Social media praise
The communication sites praised the position of the lady, and Mrs. Maya Morsi, President of the National Council for Women, wrote a tweet praising her position, and wrote: “The daughter of Minya al-Qamh, the hero of the East, the hero of the Republic, the courageous Egyptian girl, did not think for a moment about saving two women and 4 children from drowning, after the car overturned them.” Which they used to travel in the waters of a canal passing through the Abu Tabl area in Minya al-Qamh.
Morsi added: “The people gathered around the canal as soon as the car overturned in it, but a girl came out among them who went down into the water and was not afraid or shaken. It was a deep canal, there was a swirl in the water. Salvation, I am dead, but I save people and then I am not important, but our Lord is able.” On everything, as he let me go down into the water, I was able to get people out and save me.”
Morsi concluded, “May God protect you, a model of an Egyptian woman that we are proud of, the authentic daughter of Egypt.”
After that, Mrs. Amani quickly conducted interviews with Egyptian newspapers narrating her extraordinary heroism, talking about the details of the incident, and revealing the heroic and humanitarian work she had done, but there was a surprise waiting for her.
Al-Arabiya.net contacted security officials in Al-Sharqiya Governorate, and they confirmed that there were no reports of any incident of people drowning in the region during the last period, and there were no witnesses to it.
Al-Arabiya.net asked officials of the Minya al-Qamh police station, and they confirmed that the incident was fabricated, and that the city hospital did not receive any cases of drowning or injured people in a car rollover over the past days, and the ambulance facility did not receive any reports or write any records related to the incident.
Al-Arabiya.net went to Mrs. Amani herself, met her with Fruit, confirmed the incident and completely denied that it was fabricated, but what increased doubts about her story was the denial of the people of the area in which the accident occurred in the first place, just as none of the injured or their families appeared to confirm the health of story or deny it.
The controversy over the incident was increased by Dr. Maya Morsi, President of the National Council for Women, deleting a tweet of thanks that she sent to Mrs. Amani on her official page on the social networking site “Facebook”, which doubled the assurances of government agencies that there was no incident in the first place, and confirmed that the woman invented the incident and took the lead. It has the trend in Egypt for the past hours.