Sailendra Nath Roy, a 49-year-old police officer, was attempting to cross the turbulent River Teesta on Sunday in the state of West Bengal on a 600-foot wire above the water.
After attaching his shoulder-length hair to a pulley on the wire, Roy had completed about half of the distance but he then became entangled and found himself unable to move.
After about 20 minutes, he became motionless and was eventually rescued by local people. No ambulance or a doctor was present during the performance, which was watched by his family.”
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