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VIDEO: Dramatic footage of swift water rescue in Queensland

Rescuers managed to save the teen as he clung to a tree.

QUEENSLAND IN AUSTRALIA was today hit by flooding as a result of the ex-tropical cyclone Oswald.

In the floodwaters that followed, emergency workers risked their lives to save those who had been washed away or were trapped.

Included in this was the dramatic swift water rescue of a teenager.

(ABC News/YouTube)

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