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Rescuers Free Child Trapped in Washing Machine

EASTERN CHINA (KTLA) — Rescue crews responded to a call Wednesday that a toddler had become trapped inside a washing machine.

Emergency workers had to saw through a plastic tub to free the two-year-old boy.

The child was freed unhurt.

Chinese authorities said it was the second time in less than 24 hours that rescuers were called to save a toddler stuck in a washing machine.

Crews in the same province tore apart a machine on Tuesday to rescue a three-year-old girl who was trapped from the waist down.

She was also freed without injury.

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