Doctor recalls amputation with pocket knife in Canterbury quake | RNZ

Ten years since the deadly Christchurch quake, which devastated the city on February 22, Dr Lydia Johns Putra tells Lisa Owen about her experience of saving the life of Brian Coker.
He was trapped in the collapsed Pyne Gould building. She amputated his legs with a pocket-knife and hacksaw.

— Read on

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: