Boy, 5, Gets Arm Trapped In Meat Grinder

20/08/2012 16:38 | Updated 22 May 2015
 Boy, 5, gets arm trapped in meat grinderRex

This five-year-old had a lucky escape when he got his arm caught in a meat grinder!

The little boy from China poked his hand inside the machine for 'fun', but got it well and truly stuck.

He was rushed to hospital where doctors initially planned to amputate three of his fingers to free him.

 Boy, 5, gets arm trapped in meat grinder


However firefighters came to the rescue when they decided to try and crack open the metal pipe the boy's arm was stuck in using their specialist equipment.

The rescue effort was successful and doctors were then able to save the little boy's arm, hand and fingers.

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