Labourer left paralysed after he fell from bunk bed [Photo]

Must Read

Leah Sharibu Delivers Baby Boy For Top Boko Haram Commandant

  Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram insurgents, has reportedly given birth to a baby boy early...

Buhari Cannot Defeat Boko Haram: Fani-Kayode

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has expressed that President Muhammadu Buhari cannot defeat terrorist group, Boko Haram. This is...

Chelsea Survive Late Hull City Scare To Qualify For FA Cup Fifth Round

Chelsea survived a late scare from the championship side, Hull City to qualify for the FA Cup fifth round...

Lassa Fever: 24 Killed, 163 Cases Confirmed So Far In January

At least 24 people have died of Lassa fever in the country since the latest outbreak of the disease...

University Of Ibadan Offers Admission To 4,359 Out Of 19,482

The University of Ibadan approved the provisional offer of undergraduate admission to 4,359 candidates for the 2019/2020 academic session. According...

Bilal Syed suffered horrific head and spinal injuries as he turned on his bed with no railings and fell from a height of 5.5 feet. The 30-year-old sports and outdoor lover, who came to Dubai in September with dreams of earning money and securing a decent living, ended up as a quadriplegic in Rashid Hospital, within 28 days of his arrival.

4

The heavy built semi-skilled labourer with a high school qualification from Lahore, Pakistan, had begun work at a metal fabrication unit. He underwent spinal surgery at Rashid Hospital holds out hope of some improvement in some time.

“I am feeling better and will walk,” he whispers defiantly when asked about his health.

His brothers, who take turns keeping vigil by his bedside, pray fervently for a miracle. Pam Gouri, volunteer from Valley of Love, told Gulf News that such injuries were resulting in serious loss of productivity and quality of life for these poor workers.

“Every year many white collar workers fall from bunk beds and suffer from lacerations, sprains and fractures. But as volunteers we attend to at least 4-5 cases of serious spinal injuries rendering the individual either a paraplegic or quadriplegic.”

Source: Gulf News

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -