Mourners at a funeral in Egypt swapped tears for cheers when the 'dead' body they were burying woke up.
Hamdi Hafez al-Nubi, a 28-year-old waiter from Naga al-Simmanm, near Luxor was declared dead after suffering a heart attack at work.
His body was being prepared for burial when a doctor, sent to sign his death certificate, discovered he was still warm.
Family members were so convinced Mr al-Nubdi was dead they had already washed his body, according to Islamic tradition, and were preparing to bury him on Friday evening.
After finding he was still warm, the doctor checked his vital signs and discovered he was still breathing.
She quickly revived Mr al-Nubdi - along with his mother, who had fainted when she heard her son wasn't dead. Read More