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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.

On camera: One year old slips on to the path of moving train, has a miraculous escape

On camera: One year old slips on to the path of moving train, has a miraculous escape



Sagaya FernandoMumbai: 20 November 2018


A one-year-old infant had a miraculous escape today after slipping off her mother’s arms and falling off on to the railway tracks from where a train had just started to move out. The incident took place at Mathura railway station in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India.

One of the passengers filmed the incident on his mobile phone. In the video, the infant is seen lying helplessly even as the train rumbles down the track. The infant’s legs were touching the outer rails, and as the wheels of the trains contact the rails from inside, she had a narrow escape from being run over.

As soon as the last bogie of the train chugs out, a man jumps on to the track and picks the girl up and hands her over to her anxious family members waiting on the platform. The family members and others gathered around chant Lord Krishna’s name (who is believed to have been born in Mathura according to the epic Mahabharata) on the miraculous escape of the child.

Pawan Mishra, a local resident, informed, “The baby’s father, identified as Sonu, was alighting from the train and there was a jostle from passengers behind him in a rush to get off the train. In the melee, his wife, who was holding the infant, got shoved and the baby slipped off from her arms and fell onto the railway track through the narrow gap between the platform and the train. Luckily, the infant fell on to one side of the track and escaped being run over.”

After the infant is reunited with her parents, the railway and police authorities take the shaken parents and child to one side, and make sure that the child the is completely unhurt.

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