Man survives suicide attempt from Bosphorus Bridge
DHA PhotoA 23-year-old man miraculously survived the fall from Istanbul’s Bosphorus Bridge after attempting suicide by jumping off the bridge in the early hours of the day, Doğan news agency reported.
Ufuk Düzgün jumped off the bridge around 5:00 a.m. after calling his family, who notified officials about Düzgün’s whereabouts. Police forces arrived at the scene and tried to convince Düzgün not to jump, but failed to do so. Düzgün jumped off the bridge, attempting to end his own life.
Sea police retrieved him from the water soon after near Ortaköy and discovered that he was still breathing. He was immediately taken to Şişli Etfal Hospital.
Ufuk has multiple broken bones in various parts of his body, and is currently undergoing treatment, reports said.