A shocking video shows the moments of agony a woman is suffering after being hit by a stray navy flare, reportedly fired from anarchists after the riots in downtown Athens. The woman can be seen screaming surrounded by firefighters who are desperately trying to extinguish the flare burning in her leg.
Naval flares are resistant to water in order to be visible by Search & Rescue (SAR) vessels and airplanes out on the sea in case of an emergency.
However, exactly because of this characteristic the flare couldn’t be extinguished with water or even an extinguisher and burnt out inside her leg.
She has been rushed to surgery and the possibility of amputation has not been ruled out yet. She is in critical condition and has been placed on a life support system.
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