Former officer Leslie Bird shows old newspaper clippings of the incident. Photo: Edward Wong

Former Hong Kong policeman seeks baby he saved in tragic 1980 incident at sea that claimed lives of 48 illegal immigrants

Leslie Bird was highly commended for his bravery that cold February night, but he could not rescue child’s mother from sinking boat, a fact which has haunted him through the decades

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Former officer Leslie Bird shows old newspaper clippings of the incident. Photo: Edward Wong
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