Man's Quest to Kill Roach in His Ear Has Unfortunate Result

By Jenn Gidman, Newser Staff

February 9, 2017

NewserIf you can bear it, we offer what Newsflare aptly describes as some "rather unpleasant footage" for your viewing displeasure—the type you won't want to see, can't help but see, and won't be able to unsee. It's video filmed last week that shows a doctor in China pulling a cockroach from deep within a man's ear after it had burrowed in there nearly three days earlier, UPI reports. 

The roach had apparently nestled into its new home while the 60-year-old man from Chengdu in Sichuan province was snoozing, and although he'd tried tweezers and toothpicks to extract it, the pest remained embedded, per the Straits Times.

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