Some articles on manual strangulation, manual:
... Manual strangulation (also known as "throttling") refers to strangling with the hands, fingers, or other extremities (sometimes also with blunt objects ... Consequently, manual strangulation may damage the larynx, and fracture the hyoid or other bones in the neck ... In cases of airway compression, manual strangling leads to the frightening sensation of air hunger and may induce violent struggling ...
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