March 24, 2023

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Teenager rushed to hospital with gunshot wound

A 12-year-old boy is in a hospital in Crete with a wound. The bullet was fired from an air gun.

According to the publication in.grwhile riding a bicycle, the boy got into the hand “stray bullet”. The incident took place in the area of ​​Heraklion in Crete. The boy was riding a bicycle in Philothea of ​​Heraklion when he felt pain in his arm.

According to neakriti.g, the mother of the injured child took him to a local hospital, where doctors, after examination and x-rays, found that a metal bullet fired from a pneumatic weapon was stuck in the teenager’s hand.

Authorities are investigating the incident to determine where the shot came from, as the boy claims he did not hear any noise while riding the bike.

Often in Greece similar incidents happen. In some cases, the victims get off with a “light fright”, and in others it comes to disability and even death. Only in May of this year, an incident was recorded in Zephyri.

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