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Doctors save man pierced in a freak accident by 5-feet long rod through the neck

    Sagaya Fernando Mumbai: 6 November 22   A team of doctors at Apollo Multispecialty hospital in Triuchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, saved the life of a 33-years-old man whose neck was pierced through by a feet long iron rod.   Karthikeyan, a resident of Ariyamangalam in the city, was watering the concrete slabs on the first floor of his under-construction house when he accidentally slipped and fell 15 to 20 feet down, on October 15. As he fell, a 5 feet long iron rod with serrated edges pierced through his neck and came out from the back.   “Within fifteen minutes of the mishap, his relatives rushed him to our hospital which is in close vicinity,” informed Apollo Multispecialty Hospital, Triuchirappalli, Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon Dr Mohamed Mansoor, who led the operating team.   “On evaluation in emergency, it was seen that he had a 5 feet long iron rod penetrating into the anterior aspect of neck and exiting the posterior aspect of neck.

Dog scares away wild leopard

Dog scares away wild leopard





Sumesh Rajan
Mumbai: September 5, 2018

A young female wild leopard literally learnt a lesson of ‘let a sleeping dog lie’ when it was forced to make a hasty retreat by a barking stray dog inside a reserve forest in India.

The incident took place on September 4 morning inside the Jhalana Leopard Safari Park in Rajasthan state.

The entire episode was captured on video by a group of wildlife activists and tourists who were on a safari tour in the park at the time.

The safari jeep had stopped on a mud track after the visitors spotted a leopard nearby.

“As our jeep stood still, a stray dog came and lied down in front of it unaware of the prowling leopard nearby. The leopard – a one-and-half-year-old female named Juliet by local guides, which was hiding in a bush about 10 feet away, suddenly pounced on the dog. For a moment, the dog was petrified. But, not to give up easily it stuck its ground. And, though it tucked its tail between its legs -- a sign that it is afraid -- it kept barking louder and louder at the now perplexed leopard. The wildcat stood by the track for a while before slowly retreating into the bushes,” said Kunal Gangwal from World of Wilders who was accompanying the tourists and witnessed the incident.

Later the safari vehicle driver and helpful tourists safely escorted the petrified but brave dog out of the park. And, for the leopard, it seems the ‘bark was worse than the bite’ to make a hasty retreat.

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Doctors save man pierced in a freak accident by 5-feet long rod through the neck

    Sagaya Fernando Mumbai: 6 November 22   A team of doctors at Apollo Multispecialty hospital in Triuchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, saved the life of a 33-years-old man whose neck was pierced through by a feet long iron rod.   Karthikeyan, a resident of Ariyamangalam in the city, was watering the concrete slabs on the first floor of his under-construction house when he accidentally slipped and fell 15 to 20 feet down, on October 15. As he fell, a 5 feet long iron rod with serrated edges pierced through his neck and came out from the back.   “Within fifteen minutes of the mishap, his relatives rushed him to our hospital which is in close vicinity,” informed Apollo Multispecialty Hospital, Triuchirappalli, Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon Dr Mohamed Mansoor, who led the operating team.   “On evaluation in emergency, it was seen that he had a 5 feet long iron rod penetrating into the anterior aspect of neck and exiting the posterior aspect of neck.