A Chinese Woman saved by her bra after being struck by lightning during a storm :
A Chinese woman bypassed the lightning strike away from her body with the help of her bra. The woman, known as MS Lai, has survived miraculously from a lightning strike. Coming to the news, Ms Lai was walking in a storm to bring her child back to the home with an umbrella; as she was walking on a wooden bridge, she heard a loud thunder and a bolt of lightning. It suddenly hit her, when this happens any of the living being will dies; but Ms Lai had survived only because of the bra she weared. When the lightning bolt hit her, the metal wires in her bra diverted the electric current away from her body with out making any affect to her vital organs. But her body and clothes are burnt. A passers-by found her lying on the bridge unconscious and recalled seeing her clothes burnt. Ms Lai was taken to the Guangdong No.2 Provincial People’s Hospital immediately.
MS Lai, said to Chinese newspaper about the incident that ‘Something was very painful on my chest. I felt like it was burning. ‘I think I was unconscious for one to two minutes before I woke up. But I still could not move,’.Doctors said Ms Li’s vitals are stable but she has sustained a burnt wound of roughly 0.8 inches wide and 0.2 inches deep on her chest. Shen who is a professor of Physics from Zhongshan University, said this incident happened only because of her umbrella which attracted the lightning towards her. When the electric current passed through her chest, the wires acted like a Faraday Cage and channeled the current around her internal organs. Ms Lai is remaining in the hospital for further examinations.