Paris Attacks: Sylvestre and the life saving smart phone.
November 19, 2015
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Sylvestre, a victim of the Friday the 13th Paris Attacks – owes his life to his Samsung Galaxy.
“Voilà, here’s the phone which, after the shot…well, this is what saved me … otherwise my head would have, well, exploded… voilà…” [ Interviewer asks about his wounds – so he then points at his foot and says:] “Well, there’s also the, the… [INAUDIBLE] who blew up my other shoe, so they put a bandage around my toe – and I have also taken an impact here [shows his belly / covered by stained T-shirt]which penetrated here, so they bandaged that right here… and it was thanks to my jacket, which absorbed the impact of the…….. [stops talking / doesn’t clarify if object was ‘bullet’ or not] so, frankly, I don’t wish for this to happen to anyone…”
Pauvre, pauvre France…