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Man gets paralysed from waist down after 20-hour internet café binge

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Feb 1, 2018, 2:24 pm IST
Updated : Feb 1, 2018, 2:24 pm IST

Man in China loses body sensation after playing video games for 20 hours, begs friends to keep on playing his unfinished game.

According to one of his friends, he had lost sensation completely, and couldn't move at all. (Photo: Pixabay)
 According to one of his friends, he had lost sensation completely, and couldn't move at all. (Photo: Pixabay)

A man in China lost sensation from the waist down after playing video games for 20 hours straight at an internet café recently.

As paramedics carried the faming fanatic to the hospital on a stretcher, he begged his friends to keep on playing his unfinished dame for him, reported Chinese media.

 

The man, who remains unidentified, allegedly started playing the game from the evening of January 27 until his friends called for an ambulance in the afternoon of January 28.

According to Chinese news site QQ.com, the man was trying to go to the toilet when he realised he couldn't move the lower part of his body at an internet cafe in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province. 

According to one of his friends, he had lost sensation completely, and couldn't move at all. They had to call for an ambulance.'

It remains unclear what game the man had been playing.

The man is reportedly under hospital observation.

Video game addiction has become a prominent societal issue among the young people in China, with an increasing number of young people choosing to ignore their studies, social lives and family to surf the web or play online games.

 

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