A Saudi prince who has been in a coma for 15 years has performed the unexpected feat of lifting his hand.
Prince Al-Waleed bin Khalid Al-Saud has been in a coma since 2005, when he suffered a brain haemorrhage in a car crash while studying at a military college.
He has needed a ventilator since the accident 15 years ago and last made a recorded physical movement five years ago. He suffered a brain haemorrhage and has been in a coma since 2005.
The young Saudi royal was put on a ventilator for a decade and last made an astonishing physical movement about five years ago.
In the clip, the prince can be seen lifting his fingers, and as a woman asks ‘one more, one more, higher, higher’, the royal can be seen lifting his whole hand off the bed momentarily.
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