Moment in a coma After 15 years in a coma after a car accident, Saudi Prince manages to raise his hand in a woman's voice
- Prince Al-Waleed bin Khalid Al-Saud has been in a coma since an accident in 2005
- The video shows the young king raising his hand in response to the encouragement
- This is Prince Al-Waleed's first recorded sentence in five years
A Saudi prince who has been in a coma for more than a decade managed to move his hand.
Prince Al-Waleed bin Khalid Al-Saud lifts his fingers when a woman greets him in a video clip.
"Hello, Didi, hello, hello, let me see, hello," she says as the prince wiggles his fingers in response.
She asks & # 39; another, another, higher, higher & # 39; and the comatose king lifts his whole hand from the bed for a moment.
"Very good!" Says the unknown woman.
The latest footage has been viewed almost 200,000 times on Twitter and shared by the Saudi princess Noura bint Talal Al-Saud, among others.
Prince Al-Waleed has been in a coma since 2005 when he suffered a brain hemorrhage after a car accident while studying at a military college.
The young king has been on a ventilator since the accident 15 years ago.
His last recorded physical activity was five years ago.
Prince Al-Waleed bin Khalid Al-Saud wiggles his fingers at the beginning of the video when he is greeted by an unknown woman
The sleeping prince, who has been in a coma for 15 years after a motorcycle accident, moves his fingers higher off the bed at the encouragement of the voices
Finally, in the first recorded sentence of the young Saudi king for five years, the prince can be seen lifting his whole hand off the bed
The prince's father who is that The brother of billionaire economic tycoon Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has never given up hope of his son's full recovery.
Prince Khalid was a member of the Saudi royal family who had been imprisoned for eleven months for criticizing crackdown on the kingdom's elite.
Dozens of princes, officials and tycoons were jailed at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh in 2017.
The prince was briefly arrested again the following year, the New Arab reported.