- The young boy cheated death after his crucifix prevented a stray bullet from penetrating his chest
- The boy was playing outside their house with his siblings when a bullet hit his chest before falling on the ground next to him
-Doctors found a shallow wound on his chest which was treated within an hour and the boy discharged from hospital
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A nine-year-old boy identified as Triziano got lucky after a necklace crucifix he was wearing prevented a stray bullet from penetrating his chest.
The young boy was celebrating the New Year festivities with his sister and cousin at their doorstep in Argentina when he felt a sudden pain on his chest and saw a bullet fall on the ground next to him.
His mother rushed to where he was and rushed him to the hospital. She described the whole incident as a miracle.
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‘’He is here thank God. This is a miracle to us.’’ Said his mother.
The doctors who attended to the boy reported that they only found a superficial wound which they treated within an hour before discharging the young and vibrant boy.
His aunt also reported that she found the necklace crucifix on the ground with a hole in it, next to where Triziano was playing.
The boy explained to his parents that it was the silver cross that his father gave him as a gift that saved his life.
His parents also took him to church after the incident just to thank God for sparing their child’s life.
‘’We took him to church, he talked to the Father, he told him that he has been blessed. Anything could have happened to him, For us it is a miracle. A ‘New Year’s Miracle’. Said his mother.
Police have already been informed and have launched investigations to find the person who is responsible for firing the shot that almost claimed the young boy’s life.
In similar news, it was also reported about a Nairobi police officer who shot his friend 10 times during miraa chewing session.
Preliminary findings showed that the two were enjoying miraa at the station where the police officer had been deployed as a station guard when the incident happened.
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