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Teenage Boy Is Impaled By A Needlefish That Jumped Out Of The Water And Stabbed Him In The Neck - Pi

Discussion in 'In The News section, Local News and Information' started by Nautical Gator, Jan 22, 2020.


  1. Nautical Gator

    Nautical Gator Forum Captain, Moderator, Peacekeeper Staff Member
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    Teenage boy is IMPALED by a needlefish that jumped out of the water and stabbed him in the neck - piercing through the back of his SKULL

    An Indonesian boy has required lifesaving surgery after being impaled in the neck by a flying needlefish.

    Muhammad Idul was fishing with his parents in Buton waters off the South East Sulawesi province on Saturday when a needlefish jumped out of the water.

    The fish's long slender snout sliced straight through the 16-year-old's neck and pierced the back of his skull.

    The student was rushed to hospital for treatment, before undergoing risky surgery to remove the fish from his neck two days later.

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    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/ar...XqUMU0YZMUcZsC6bKi6p3RVHzGBTSbUyGdntyVxpOB138
     
  2. mak

    mak Moderator on Deck Staff Member

    Holy crap! :eek: And I worry about catching a hook where it’s not supposed to go...
     
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  3. duffy

    duffy Treasure Hunter

    OMG! Thank the Lord he lived through that. That's crazy.
     
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  4. shrimpmansteve

    shrimpmansteve Swabbie

    That is crazy!!!
    That’s one way to get an omega 3 injection
     
  5. Saltgasm

    Saltgasm Mate

    I hate it when that happens.
     
  6. Lynnae

    Lynnae Rigger

    Oh my goodness! Makes me cringe to think of the possibility of infection from that!
     

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