A Serbian teenager survived a 25,000 volt electric shock

thecheers.org    2008-03-09 05:35:28    

Damir Minarivic, 14, touched overhead electricity cables which power local trains at the station in Cerevic, in North Serbia, when he tried to get his ball back.
A Serbian teenager survived a 25,000 volt electric shock after climbing onto a train to get his football back.

Damir Minarivic, 14, touched overhead electricity cables which power local trains at the station in Cerevic, in North Serbia, when he tried to get his ball back.

Passengers on the train called an ambulance when they saw what had happened, and Damir was rushed to hospital where he was treated for severe burns.

Doctors said it was "a miracle" Damir survived, and he is now recovering in hospital.


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