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A fisherman is lucky to live after accidentally shooting himself in the face with a spear gun and pushing the spear straight through his head

WARNING – GRAPHIC CONTENT: Fisherman continues to fight for his life after accidentally shooting himself through the FACE with a spear gun

  • WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES
  • Visser is lucky that he is still alive after a spear has been shot through his face
  • The 48-year-old man was diving alone in the surf off the coast of South Africa
  • He accidentally shot his spear gun at him, his face penetrating
  • The entry wound is just below his right jaw and the spear comes out near his left eye
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A fisherman fights for his life after he has accidentally shot himself in the face with a spear gun.

The 48-year-old man was surfing alone around 9.30 a.m. local time off the coast of Scottburgh, KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.

Eyewitnesses said the man was upset when he stumbled onto the beach when members of the Scottburgh Lifesaving Club rushed to help him.

A fisherman is lucky to live after accidentally shooting himself in the face with a spear gun and pushing the spear straight through his head

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A fisherman is lucky to live after accidentally shooting himself in the face with a spear gun and pushing the spear straight through his head

The 48-year-old man was surfing alone around 9.30 a.m. local time off the coast of Scottburgh, KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.

The 48-year-old man was surfing alone around 9.30 a.m. local time off the coast of Scottburgh, KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.

The 48-year-old man was surfing alone around 9.30 a.m. local time off the coast of Scottburgh, KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.

Lifeguards and paramedics treated the spear fisher before he was flown to a nearby hospital, News24 reported.

The spear entered the man's face through his right jaw and went out under his left eye, still conscious on the beach.

The ambulance service of the municipality of Umdoni and the paramedics of Netcare 911 were deployed to provide the man with further medical care.

A voice message from a lifeguard said the man shot himself with his spear gun under his sinus and under his brain.

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Horrific images show the man with the spear who still penetrates the man's face while he waits for emergency services.

& # 39; Toti Diver this morning with a spear straight through his head & # 39 ;, is reading a Facebook post.

& # 39; Hectic … a miracle that he is still alive. & # 39;

Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said he wasn't sure how the accident would happen.

When the man was taken to the hospital by plane, he was in a critical condition.

Eyewitnesses said the man was upset when he stumbled onto the beach when members of the Scottburgh Lifesaving Club rushed to help him
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Eyewitnesses said the man was upset when he stumbled onto the beach when members of the Scottburgh Lifesaving Club rushed to help him

Eyewitnesses said the man was upset when he stumbled onto the beach when members of the Scottburgh Lifesaving Club rushed to help him

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