Russian man sawed off his own leg while he is high with ‘zombie drug’ spices
- Graphic images showed the man who was lying on a hospital bed and holding his tree stump
- The 29-year-old sawed off his own leg after taking herbs in Projopyevsk, Russia
- Shocking photos were taken when he was transferred to a general hospital
A 29-year-old man chopped off his own leg after taking “zombie drug” herbs and a cocktail of painkillers in Russia.
Graphic images show the man lying on a hospital bed as he clings to the stump of his left leg after cutting above the knee in the city of Prokopyevsk, 2,100 miles east of Moscow.
Doctors kept the man still to be identified alive when they managed to stop the bleeding from his open wound.
Man, 29, cut off his own leg after alleged ‘zombie drug’ herbs and a cocktail of pain killers in Prokopyevsk, Russia, about 2,100 miles east of Moscow
Doctors kept the man still to be identified alive when they started bleeding but couldn’t save his left leg
The shocking images were taken when the man was moved from a general ward after doctors could not save his leg.
He is depicted in his pants while the stump of his left leg is supported by a plastic bag.
The man was initially taken to intensive care, where doctors fought to save his life.
Spice is a popular synthetic drug that can put users in a “zombie-like” state. It has gained fame in the UK and elsewhere in recent years.
It is usually composed of herbs or shredded plant material, to which artificial chemicals have been added.
The photos were taken when the man was transferred to a general hospital