(London Independent) A teenage boy is recovering in hospital after suffering serious injuries and possible permanent damage to his eye while playing the popular "Duct tape challenge".
Fourteen-year-old Skylar Fish suffered severe head injuries, a brain aneurysm and damage to his eye socket after his attempt at the challenge went awry. He has been recovering in hospital since 16 January.
The "challenge" involves a person wrapping someone in duct tape who is then filmed trying to escape. Some videos uploaded to YouTube showing people attempting the challenge have millions of views.
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Skylar, who had played the game before with school friends, decided to undertake the challenge again while at Renton Academy in Washington.