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Acrobat Breaks Back After Falling Through Safety Net

Depending on your sensitivity, this video might qualify as disturbing. So know exactly what you're going to see before you hit play.

Karo Christopher Kazungo, a 22-year-old acrobat with the Moscow State Circus, was supposed to drop from the ceiling and land safely in a net. A piece of the net snapped, and Kazungo plunged through, hitting the ground below.


Thankfully, the net slowed him down somewhat. A Belgian newspaper reports that Kazungo was conscious while being transported to the hospital, and his injuries include a spinal fracture.

Here's another angle:

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