Off duty Israeli EMT saves choking wedding guest

A resident of the town of Ma’alot and volunteer United Hatzalah EMT Mordechai Mammon attended a friend’s wedding celebration lin a wedding hall in Akko. During the festivities, the drummer of the hall, Avraham Shitrit, choked on a piece of steak that he was eating. Mammon rushed over and performed the Heimlich maneuver on Shitrit a number of times and finally succeeded in removing the blockage from Shitrit’s throat shortly before Shitrit lost consciousness. The entire incident including the rescue was caught by the security cameras of the wedding hall.

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