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Fish dies, man lives after stingray sticks it into tourist's crotch


AN UNFORTUNATE tourist in China ended up in agonising pain after a stingray stuck its barb into his genitals while he was taking a dip at a beach in Sanya, Hainan province.

In the one-minute-long video, the man can be seen writhing in pain on the beach.

The stingray’s barb was still stuck in his genitals as he lay squirming on the beach surrounded by curious onlookers.

According to the Mirror Online UK, the man was just another a tourist enjoying the tropical weather at the beach when he came crotch to tail with the ray on Sept 1.

Fortunately, a group of medical officers came to the man's rescue shortly afterwards, manually removed the stingray by its tail.

The news portal reported witnesses as saying that the stingray did not survive the encounter.

The victim was later brought to the hospital for checkups.
   

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