Student pierced by javelin out of danger

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The condition of the seventeen-year-old student of Panamura Central College, Embilipitiya who was critically injured when a javelin pierced his face close to the eye was now stable and he was recovering, the Colombo National Hospital said.

“The health condition of the student is stable and he has regained consciousness. The part of the javelin lodged in his eye was removed through surgery,” Pushpa Ramyani Soysa, the Hospital’s Nurses Training Officer said today.

A javelin that was thrown during the school Sports Meet of Panamura Central College pierced the eye of the student on Thursday. (Lahiru Pothmulla)

Pictures before the Surgery




Pix by Lasantha Niroshan Perera

  Comments - 3

  • jem Saturday, 11 January 2014 04:21 PM

    Surprised to find no comments to this news,,,I do hope and pray you recover as soon as possible !! God bless you!

    rogger Monday, 13 January 2014 07:37 AM

    Get well soon... we will pray for you son.

    pinchu Saturday, 11 January 2014 11:31 AM

    Get well soon boy. looks like no one bother to read this news !! and worry about US twitter post !! what a shame


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