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A Sunderland student who was shot in the head during a family visit to Pakistan has been told by the surgeons who removed the bullet he is lucky to have survived.
Ummad Farooq believes his family were the target of an extremist group. Watch the full report:
Ummad Farooq was shot in Karachi on October 19th and had to be flown nearly 4000 miles back to the UK for specialist treatment.
The 22-year-old's sight has potentially been saved because of the hour long procedure, as the bullet had lodged next to his right eye.
Ummad Farooq is studying for an MBA at Sunderland University and was shot in the head at close-range whilst on holiday in Pakistan with his family.
His newly-wed brother died in the attack, and his father remains in intensive care.
Sunderland student Ummad Farooq is recovering after an operation to remove a bullet from his head, after he was shot in the forehead during what he believes to have been a terrorist attack at his brother's wedding in Pakistan.
The 22-year-old had travelled to Pakistan with his family and was shot by two men on a bike in Karachi, Pakistan.
The student's brother was killed in the attack, and his father was also injured.
Mr Farooq is now recovering after surgery in a hospital in Birmingham - where the bullet was removed from his head in what has been called "pioneering surgery".