A man who has been struck by lighting four times has been buried up to his neck in an effort to cure him.
20-year-old Alexander Mandon is believed to suffer from a strange condition that makes him more susceptible than usual to lightning strikes. In one incident he was struck by a bolt from the blue while serving in the Colombian military, raising concerns among his superiors over the potential risk to other soldiers around him. After returning home he was struck yet again while outside a cantina, leaving him trembling and barely able to walk.
To solve his predicament, a local indigenous doctor suggested that he be buried up to his neck in the ground so that the dirt can absorb any inappropriate electrical charges in his body. The first attempt at this proved unsuccessful because he had been positioned incorrectly, however there is still hope that if done right the unusual treatment might be able to cure him of his peculiar affliction.
"The 20-year-old Colombian has been struck by lightning four times since September."
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Source: Huffington Post
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