A frozen block of poo and urine is believed to have landed on a woman in India, injuring her shoulder. The woman was lucky to escape with her life, as the ‘poo-bomb’ glanced off a nearby rooftop instead of smashing directly into her skull.
The 60-year-old suffered a shoulder injury after a football-sized chunk of ice fell on her from the sky in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh on December 17. What locals thought was a rare, celestial occurrence in the district's Aamkhoh village, has now grabbed attention of aviation scientists, who believe the culprit could have been a commercial plane which unintentionally dropped a ball of frozen poo and urine from its toilet.
Experts said this was perhaps be the first incident in India in which a person was injured due to falling ice from a passing plane. Eyewitnesses claimed that the victim, Rajrani Gaud, is alive only because the ice chunk crashed into the edge of a terrace of a house before hitting her, timesofindia.indiatimes.com reports.
"I was only 25 feet away from the spot where the monster came crashing down. Children and villagers witnessed the fall and then heard screams. We ran to wards Rajrani's house and referred her to hospital," Deepak Jain, a government school teacher in Aamkhoh village, told TOI. "The ice ball hit the roof first. Other wise, it would have smashed her skull," he said.