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A Rasping Throat

by | 26th, May 2004

‘HOW far would you go to avoid arrest? Mao Kyan, from Chendu in China, went further than most.

Faced with a charge of possessing an offensive weapon, Kyan attempted to avoid prosecution by swallowing the three-inch blade.

And for eight months it sat in his stomach.

Kyan believed the knife had somehow dissolved in his gut – but he was wrong. It was only when he went to a doctor complaining of pains in his throat that he realised his error.

Doctors said it was a miracle he had survived and that the knife ‘could have killed him at any second’.’

Posted: 26th, May 2004 | In: Strange But True Comment | TrackBack | Permalink