Man in Italy walks into hospital with arrow through heart, somehow survives

A man narrowly escaped death after an arrow pierced his heart and doctors in Italy performed emergency surgery to remove it, a report said Tuesday.

The 47-year-old man walked into Molinette Hospital in Turin, Italy, with the arrow sticking out of his chest on Tuesday, according to ABC News.

A man in Italy arrived at Molinette Hospital in Turin on May 21 with an arrow sticking out of his chest, reports say.

A man in Italy arrived at Molinette Hospital in Turin on May 21 with an arrow sticking out of his chest, reports say. (Ospedale Molinette)

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It’s not clear how he got hit with the arrow, which doctors successfully removed and stopped the man from losing blood, according to the report.

It remains unclear how the man got hit with the arrow, which doctors successfully removed.

It remains unclear how the man got hit with the arrow, which doctors successfully removed. (Ospedale Molinette)

They added the procedure was an “exceptional” success.

Officials said that the procedure was an “exceptional” success.

Officials said that the procedure was an “exceptional” success. (Ospedale Molinette)

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This story was originally published by the New York Post.