Stab vest demo goes wrong
AN ISRAELI reporter has been accidentally stabbed — while demonstrating the strength of a stab-proof vest.
Reporter Eitam Lachover was testing the vest for Channel 2 News with Yaniv Montakyo, the vice-president of the company that designed the jacket, when Mr Montakyo accidentally stabbed him in an unprotected area.
In a video recorded for the news feature, Mr Montakyo can be seen pulling out a commando knife. Mr Lachover laughs and says, “You’re going to stab me with this?” before being assured by Mr Montakyo, “We are very confident in our product… Don’t be afraid, if something happens, I’m here.”
He then holds the reporter and stabs him in the back — but unfortunately the third strike of the knife tears the jacket, wounding Mr Lachover.
Mr Lachover said that he had not
How not to show off a product been seriously injured in the accident, writing on Twitter: “Superficial stab wounds, had some stitches and was released back home. Many thanks to everyone for your concern!”
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