Friday, October 28, 2011

Lucky Soldier Survives Shot To Head And Suffers Only A Bruise

Saved By The Helmet: Lucky Soldier Survives Shot To Head And Only Suffers A Bruise -- Daily Mail

A soldier survived a shot to the head in Afghanistan thanks to wearing a sturdy helmet.

Private Shane Dixon from 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment is being called the 'luckiest soldier in the Army' for getting away unscathed when he was shot in Helmand province.

Pte Dixon was on patrol when a Taliban bullet struck him, throwing him unconscious to the ground.

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My Comment: This soldier is super lucky in my book, but he is not the only one to have been saved by the newest helmets in the British Army.

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