Fisherman chops off finger while cutting ice blocks (update 7 pm)

A 34 year-old Ceres fisherman completely amputated his left index finger with an ice chopping knife while cutting ice blocks near Hermanus this morning. According to Gideon Loubser, NSRI Hermanus duty controller, ¬†at 9.15 am, 29 July 2012, NSRI Hermanus volunteer sea rescue duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from the…