Yemen Girl cries stones instead of tears

A 12-year-old girls has caused confusion among medical experts by producing tiny hard stones under her eyelids instead of tears.The 12-year-old from Yemen, in the Middle East, has baffled doctors after producing tiny hard stones from underneath her eye lids instead of tears.

 

Saadiya Saleh is yet to be given a medical explanation for the phenomenon and her condition has caused panic in rural areas of the country where locals believe she has become possessed by dark magic.

 

In a YouTube video from Yemen’s Azal satellite TV channel – which shows the girl filling a small box with stones from her eyes over just a few hours – a local presenter says: “This case is the second strange phenomenon in the region.

 

“The case has triggered panic in the area where this girl lives… Some say the girl could be gripped by a magic spell while others say it might be the devil… Others fear it could be the start of a dangerous epidemic.”

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