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Boy Loses Arm In Washing Machine, Goes to Bed Without It

by | 30th, October 2009

“SORRY mami, I’ve gone and lost my arm. I didn’t mean to,” says the little lad whose arm became detached from the rest of him.

The incident occurred in the city of Ulm, southern Germany, and like you we are amazed at the Teutonic capacity for the English language. But the Sun is nothing if it is not factual.

Police spokesman Wolfgang Juergens tells us:

“It is nothing short of a miracle that he didn’t bleed to death in the night.”

It is. So what happened? Well, the boy and his 11-year-old brother were playing with an old washing machine in their kitchen. The machine juddered to life and the boys arm became jammed in the frame. The boy pulled himself clear. The arm remained jammed in the frame.

Bit brother then puts the servered limb in the family freezer. Waste not want not, kinder! And scared of mum’s wrath the boys went to bed. Well, most of them did…



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