Best method to detect hanging rsync in bash-script ?

reiner otto augustus_meyer at
Mon Apr 10 07:00:00 UTC 2017

I am using rsync on an unreliable mobile WAN connection, which causes rsync receiver to hang for long time, when connection is broken during transfere. As the option "--timeout=" here does not hit for me, is there a recommended "best" method to detect such scenario ? 
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