17 Jan '11, 2am

An Italian man who was shot in the head amazed doctors after he sneezed the bullet out

AN ITALIAN man amazed doctors by sneezing a bullet out through his nose after being shot in the head and is expected to make a full recovery. Darco Sangermano was hit by a stray bullet while he was celebrating New Year's Eve with his girlfriend in Naples, Italy, reported Britain's BBC news. The .22 calibre bullet passed behind the 28-year-old's right eye and got lodged in his nostril. Bleeding heavily, Mr Sangermano was rushed to a hospital in Naples. But while he was waiting for doctors, Mr Sangermano sneezed and the bullet popped out of his right nostril, reported the BBC. Professor Sid Berrone carried out an operation on Mr Sangermano's nose to remove bone fragments and he was then discharged. Prof Berrone told the Daily Mail: 'This was a very strange case and the first of its kind that I am aware of, certainly in Italy, I have never heard anything like it before. 'He w...

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