Headcam footage reveals among the rescuers swimming to some group of those stranded migrants and taking the woman into his arms.
Then he manages to float on to the lifeboat, maintaining the child’s head above the water, until his coworkers haul her aboard.
The young woman’s mother and dad were also rescued.
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At least 149 people were rescued and about twenty are considered to be missing following the episode under two kilometers from the shore in the Mediterranean Sea.
The bodies of five girls were recovered early on Sunday following the shipwreck.
Survivors stated up to 20 individuals were unaccounted for, including those lost at sea have been in Algeria, Tunisia, and Pakistan.