Russian teen survives fall from 9th floor

October 30th, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS  

Moscow, Oct 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian teenager in the Ural city of Barnaul survived a fall from the ninth floor while walking on his hands on the edge of his balcony in an inebriated state, police said.

The 17-year-old student was hospitalized with multiple fractures. Doctors described the unnamed teenager’s condition as grave.

A local police spokesman said Thursday that the victim is a student at the Altai State Academy of Culture and Arts.

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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