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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.

Boy falls off three storeys of a building and cheats death


Boy falls off three storeys of a building and cheats death



Sagaya Fernando
Mumbai: 13 November 2018


True to the anonymous saying ‘Angles are never too distant to hear you’, an 11-year-old boy experienced this first hand, surviving a fall from the third floor of a building. Incidentally, he fell on top of his friend and both escaped without a single injury.

The incident took place on November 11 at around 7.13 pm in the small town of Pusad in Maharashtra, India. Three boys enjoying their Diwali vacation were flying a kite and it got stuck in the external pipe three storeys high of a nearby building. 11-year-old Swapnil Jagre climbed the pipe to release the kite. After freeing the kite, he slipped off the pipe and plummeted to the ground 40 feet below.

Luckily, at that moment, one of the friends who had rushed to collect the falling kite, bent down to pick it up, and Swapnil fell right on his back and rolled off to the ground. Miraculously, both of them escaped without a scratch or injury. The whole incident was captured on the CCTV camera of a nearby building.

When the boys reported about the incident to their family members none of them believed it as both the boys did not show any sign of injury. It was only after the CCTV footage surfaced and went viral the parents realized the gravity of the incident. “Seeing the footage, I can only say that it is by God’s grace my son’s friend broke his fall, and both of them escaped unscathed. It is like a second birth of my son,” said Swapnil’s mother Swati Jagre. 

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