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Young man seriously injured in hunting accident

28 August 2017

North Cyprus News - Hunter with shotgun

A 16 year old was accidentally shot by a hunter on Sunday, The young man was at home in the garden at the time and now faces a risky surgical procedure.

Lefkoşa State Hospital’s Chief Physician Bülent Dizdarlı BRT said that the situation was serious

Dizdarlı said, “A clot has formed in the jugular vein, which creates the risk of an embolism. I need to remove this”, he said.

The operation is very risky, Dizdarlı said and will require two cardiovascular surgeons, an ENT surgeon and an anesthesiologist.

Police are continuing their investigations into the incident.