Extreme Close Call: Iraqi Journalist’s GoPro Deflects a Sniper’s Bullet

In a war zone death is always lurking around the corner. This Iraqi journalist got a serious scoop when the grim reaper almost came calling.

“Journalist, Ammar Alwaely, was working in Mosul Iraq, when a sniper’s bullet hit his GoPro camera. The camera, which was a gift from one of his co-workers, almost certainly saved Mr. Alwaely’s life. Ammar received treatment for minor cuts, but was otherwise unharmed”