Man’s bloody battle with 10-foot python that bit him on penis while using squat toilet

Rescue workers remove the python from a toilet outside a home in Chachoengsao, 90km east of the capital Bangkok
Rescue workers remove the python from a toilet outside a home in Chachoengsao, 90km east of the capital Bangkok

A Thai man is recovering after a bloody encounter with a 10-foot python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a toilet.

Attaporn Boonmakchuay was smiling as Thai television stations interviewed him in his hospital bed about the intimate intrusion, and doctors said he would recover.

But photos of his blood-splattered bathroom in Chachoengsao province, east of Bangkok, were testimony to his ordeal.

The 38-year-old told Thai TV Channel 7 that he struggled to the remove the snake for 30 minutes before he managed to free himself with help from his wife and a neighbour.

They tied a rope around the snake and Mr Attaporn pried open its jaws before passing out.

Attaporn Boonmakchuay tells reporters about his ordeal from his hospital bed
Attaporn Boonmakchuay tells reporters about his ordeal from his hospital bed

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