Passenger injured in extraordinary Istanbul subway accident (Video)

Passenger injured in extraordinary Istanbul subway accident :A passenger was injured by an iron bar thrust into his body on an Istanbul subway train on Sept. 29. The iron bar broke through the window of the metro carriage and thrust through the hip of the passenger, who was then photographed lying on the ground with the iron bar stuck into him. The photo has been widely shared on social media.

Passenger injured in extraordinary Istanbul subway accident

The accident occurred as the train was proceeding between the Seyrantepe and Sanayi stops.

The injured passenger has been identified as 33-year-old Fatih Çoban. He was rushed into surgery after being taken to the Okmeydanı Research and Training Hospital.

Other passengers were evacuated after the machinist halted the vehicle following the announcement of the accident and paramedics were rushed to the scene.

The exact cause of the incident remains unknown, though the iron bar is thought to have fallen from a nearby construction area.

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