French family claims injuries caused by haunting

April 25, 2013 at 4:56 PM

MENTQUE-NORTBECOURT, France, April 25 (UPI) -- A French family said they have sustained injuries from flying objects at their home, which they believe to be haunted by ghosts.

The residents of the home in Mentque-Nortbecourt said a family member was hospitalized earlier this month after being struck by a chair in the face and a soap tray in the back, The Local.fr reported Thursday.

The mother told France 3 television a friend had to be hospitalized this week after being struck by stones thrown by the haunting spirits.

The family were given temporary lodging in a campsite by local officials said the father said the Nord-Pas-de-Calais regional council is working to find them a new home.

The family said an exorcist from the local diocese has been visiting the house in an attempt to banish the spirits.

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