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Survivor Of Oslo Bombing Had A Footlong Spike In Her Head

After the bomb set by Anders Breivik exploded in downtown Oslo, Line Nersnaes was briefly turned into a human unicorn. Nernaes was working in an office building near the blast site. A 12-inch wooden splinter was propelled by the explosion through her chin and up through the top of her skull. Miraculously, the spike missed her brain and only caused superficial damage. Nernaes is fine and already back to work.

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  • "I was at my desk when I heard this violent blast," said Nersnaes. "The glass in the window is laminated so it did not shatter, but the whole window frame splintered and came towards me."

    "I was at my desk when I heard this violent blast," said Nersnaes. "The glass in the window is laminated so it did not shatter, but the whole window frame splintered and came towards me."

  • "I have to admit, I didn't even know that this wooden spike had drilled into my head, through my chin."

    "I have to admit, I didn't even know that this wooden spike had drilled into my head, through my chin."

  • "I met my boss Knut Fosli in the hallway. I told him that I had this terrible headache. He looked at me and said, 'You've got something sticking out of your head.'"

    "I met my boss Knut Fosli in the hallway. I told him that I had this terrible headache. He looked at me and said, 'You've got something sticking out of your head.'"