Neighbor set off firecrackers “flying on the boy” 6-year-old boy’s eardrum ruptured and was forced to amputate | International | CTWANT

A 6-year-old boy’s shoulder was crushed by firecrackers. (Photo/Recap from Netease News)

Because of a firecracker, the right hand of a 6-year-old boy left forever. In Shangrao, Jiangxi, China, on January 21, a man suddenly threw firecrackers at a 6-year-old boy. As a result, the explosion of the firecrackers directly shattered the boy’s right arm and ruptured the eardrum. Due to the seriousness of the injury, the boy finally underwent 3 operations, but his badly injured right hand still could not be saved.

According to NetEase News, the injured boy was a 6-year-old boy surnamed Weng. His mother, Ms. Xu, said that when a neighbor threw firecrackers on her son, the firecrackers first fell on the son’s head, and then landed on the son’s right shoulder. Explosion everywhere. After the explosion ended, the son’s right arm was bloody and bloody, so he was rushed to the hospital for emergency treatment. But even so, because of the seriousness of the injury, the son’s right arm was still forced to be amputated.

Ms. Xu said that the child’s right face and right ear were stitched with multiple stitches, and the right eardrum was also ruptured. A total of 3 operations were performed in the hospital. The diagnosis certificate also stated that the boy’s right shoulder joint was severed, and only the remaining part of the skin tissue was connected. There was an irregular open wound on the right upper arm. Bone fragments could be seen in the wound, and the muscle tissue was severely damaged and broken. The diagnosis was traumatic amputation of the right at the level of the shoulder and upper arm, hemorrhagic shock. The firecracker that exploded on the boy’s shoulder was only 7 centimeters long and 3 centimeters wide.

The neighbor who caused the accident also said that he was more than 20 meters away from the child at the time. He originally planned to throw the firecrackers into the pond near the child, but unexpectedly threw them on the child. He also emphasized that he did not intentionally injure the child, and said that the two families were not only neighbors, but even relatives. As for the related expenses and compensation needed after the child was injured, the neighbor also said that he would fully bear it.

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