The bullet penetrated the phone and hit Thomglorm in the side. However, the Galaxy Note 2 slowed down the bullet's velocity so much that the resulting wound was not life threatening. The handset didn't make it, however, and succumbed to its injuries.
The story went viral and reached Samsung Thailand. The company offered the officer a new Samsung Galaxy S6, and included traveling expenses so that the officer could make the trip to Bangkok to pick up the device. The officer's friends say that we was saved by the "Luangpor Samsung." The term "Luangpor" refers to a sacred amulet.
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