We’ve heard of a lot of tragic accidents committed in the home, but normally they include a gun. This time the weapon was quite unusual.
Elisangela Borborema Rosa was rushed to the hospital in the city of Arraial do Cobo in Brazil after her husband accidentally harpooned her through the mouth. Once she arrived at the hospital, it was clear that her injuries may take her life and/or handicap her for life, but none of the above occurred and doctors expect a full recovery, according to the Daily News.
The 28-year-old’s husband was allegedly cleaning his spear gun which caused the gun to fire, according to a statement given by Rio de Janeiro State Health Department. The alarming x-ray of the injury shows the harpoon going through the mouth and hitting her spine, but doctors say “it came within one centimeter of killing her.”
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