Miracle of Helmand: sniper’s bullet hit soldier’s neck, missing his spine by 3mm

photo of the exit wound on the neck of soldier Andrew Ferguson Photo: MASONS

“A soldier who was shot through the neck by a sniper in Afghanistan has told how he escaped death by just three millimetres.”

”My first thought was that with the amount of blood coming out I’d had it – I thought I was going to die. There was blood all over the rest of the men. After a couple of seconds I knew I was still breathing and I thought I must be paralysed.


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