Saturday, June 11, 2016

Doctors Risk Lives Taking Live Grenade Out of Soldier's Skull

Doctors risk their lives removing LIVE GRENADE from soldier's skull after 'rocket launcher gaffe'
Mirror UK
By Scott Campbell
9 JUN 2016


WARNING: Graphic content. The risky procedure was carried out in a hospital car park where a temporary operating theatre was set up to keep others out of danger
Doctors attending to the patient in the car park
This is the incredible moment heroic doctors risk their lives to remove a live grenade from a soldier's skull.

Military medics in Bogota, Colombia, held their nerve to remove the grenade, which could have exploded at any time, killing and injuring those in the vicinity.

It had become embedded in the skull of the soldier, identified as Luis Eduardo Perez Arango, of the Arauca Army's eighth division.

The dangerous procedure was carried out in the car park of the city’s Military Hospital, where a temporary operating theatre was set up to keep others safe.

Medics were worried that moving the patient might detonate the device.
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