A Chinese man has been rushed to hospital after he was stabbed on the head with a folding knife during a heated brawl, according to reports.
Photo shows the unidentified patient covered in his own blood calmly walking towards an ambulance while the blade is lodged in the back of his skull in south-western Chinese city Chongqing.
The shocking incident allegedly occurred on Saturday in Chongqing’s Fuling district.
A video filmed by an onlooker shows the Chinese man getting into the hospital vehicle while part of the folding knife is sticking out on back of his head.
Another picture emerged online shows the man lying on a hospital bed after having his head shaved, preparing to receive the removal surgery.
The incident was initially reported by Chinese media, claiming that the knife was thrown from a high-rise building before landing it on the resident’s head.
But local police quashed the rumours on Monday, confirming that the man had been attacked during a brawl, reported
The patient is believed to have been recovering at a local hospital following the operation.
Viral images and footage from June show the unnamed patient covered in blood while the steel blade is stuck deep in his skull at an A&E department in Hubei province.
The man is believed to have been recovering after undergoing an operation to remove the weapon while police are investigating the case, says Chinese media.