Live Grenade Removed From Colombian Soldier's Head

Surgeons from a Colombia military hospital performed an incredibly dangerous procedure in an effort to save a soldier. Doctors had to improvise an operating area in a military parking lot because the patient had a live grenade stuck in his jaw - posing a risk to the patient, doctors and anyone around.

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The surgery was done on Colombian soldier named Leandro Jose Luna. Luna and another soldier were on patrol when the other soldier’s grenade launcher accidentally activated and lobbed a 40-millimeter grenade into Luna’s right jaw.

The soldier's condition was described as stable after the surgery, but doctors said he would need several rounds of surgery to get his face back to normal shape.

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