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Punjab: 40 Knives Found in Man's Stomach, Says Felt Like Eating Them

Man being treated after his surgery

Man being treated after his surgery

A 5-member team conducted a 5-hour surgery on Sunday to remove the metal from his body. The man is now stable.

A man ate 40 knives in two months in Amritsar in Punjab because "he felt like eating them".

The matter came to light when he went to the doctor complaining of low appetite, weight loss and stomach pains.

A 5-member team conducted a 5-hour surgery on Sunday to remove the metal from his body. The man is now stable.







When asked the reason for eating the knives, the man told his doctors that he felt like eating them. "This was very unnerving. Have never witnessed something like this in my career as a doctor," said Dr Jitendra Malhotra, a member of the team who performed the surgery.


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first published:August 20, 2016, 15:43 IST