More than a foot long wood log, that pierced and stuck into the abdomen of 30-year-old Shankar Meena (inset) from Pratapgarh, was successfully removed today by the team of doctors from MB Hospital after a critical operation which took more than 5 hours. Meena’s condition is stable and out of danger now.
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Shankar, resident of piplikunth village, got severely injured when he met with the nearly fatal incident yesterday while chopping tree branches.
He suddenly fell on a vertically erected wood log attached with the branch. The log penetrated inside his abdomen and stuck inside. He was then rushed to a nearby government hospital at Pratapgarh from where he was referred to MB Hospital in a grave condition.
The operation, which started at 12 midnight by the team of surgeons led by Dr. S.P Gupta, continued till 5 in the morning.