25.03.2014

Arrow escape for 11-year-old

Arrow escape for 11-year-old

An 11-year-old had a lucky escape after accidentally having an arrow shot in his eye by a friend.

The 16-inch arrow passed through Liu Cheong"s head and was only stopped by the back of his skull.

In what some may call a miracle, the blade completely missed his brain.

According to The Telegraph, doctors at Jida Hospital in Changchun, eastern China said: "If the arrow had been shot with just a bit more force, it would have come out the back of his head.

"It is a miracle he survived the accident".

So that the boy could enter the CT scanner, part of the arrow had to be cut off - however doctors managed to remove it without damaging optic nerves or brain tissue in an operation that lasted four hours.

The teammate who shot him, a 13-year-old girl called Yan Shin, was apparently in shock from the accident.

by Adrian Galbreth


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