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A British student who was shot in the head while in Pakistan with his family has undergone pioneering surgery in Birmingham to have the bullet removed from his nose.

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Birmingham surgeons remove bullet through shot student's nose

Surgeons in Birmingham have used a pioneering technique to remove a bullet through a British student's nose after he was shot in the head in Pakistan.

Ummad Farooq travelled nearly 4000 miles to have treatment in Birmingham after he was shot in Karachi on October 19th.

Consultant Shahz Ahmed from the BMI Hospital in Edgbaston, led a medical team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

The bullet was found using a new tool called Cyclops, which allows medics to look around corners through a small endoscope put in the nose.

The technique is normally used to treat tumours but it's believed this is the first time a bullet has been removed in this way.

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