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Video: jumped into the void with a rope and it was cut


Bungee Jumping: a tourist jumped into the void tied up and the rope snapped. He miraculously fell into the water and survived.

A tourist who was on vacation in Thailand decided to add a little adrenaline to his day and was encouraged to jump, with a rope, from a height of 10 stories.

The rope was cut and, miraculously, the man fell into a lake in the area and miraculously saved his life.

Of course, he suffered blows and bruises all over the place: "It was as if someone had given me a beating," said Mike, the injured man from Hong Kong.

The tourist jumped from a 10-story high platform at an amusement park in Pattaya, eastern Thailand, after being challenged by friends, according to CNN.

However, his rope snapped just before reaching the end, and the video shows him crashing into the water, back arched and arms outstretched.

The rope snapped and the tourist fell into the water.

He must have been rescued.

Mike, who declined to give his full name to avoid social media attention, said he was in severe pain after the incident.

According to Reuters, citing local Hong Kong media, he said: "At first, it hurt so much that I felt dizzy. My arms were outstretched, so my armpit area was badly bruised."

"I didn't know how many injuries I had while swimming to the surface, all I knew was that my body was aching."

The man had traveled from Hong Kong to Thailand.

Mike told CNN that he felt like "someone beat the shit out of me."

Staff from the Changthai Thappraya Safari and Adventure Park jumped into the water and pulled him out, before taking him to a nearby hospital.

Mike suffered multiple injuries, none of them serious, including bruising near his left armpit, left thigh and calf, and a swollen eye, according to Reuters.

Doctors prescribed painkillers before he was released, the news agency said.

Mike said that at the hospital in Thailand he spent the equivalent of 50,000 Hong Kong dollars ($6,370 USD) on hospital bills and physiotherapy, which was covered by his travel insurance.

Park staff rescued him from the water.

He has since applied to the park for compensation, but was allegedly only offered a refund for the jump and 10,000 baht ($293), according to Reuters.

Nithit Intim, the park's founder, told CNN it will cover medical expenses but not "other expenses." 

Intim said the park already covered the cost of an X-ray and ultrasound, adding that Mike

signed a liability waiver before taking the plunge, according to CNN.

Source: clarin

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