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Twelve gold bars removed
from Indian man´s stomach

Yahoo!7 [Australia], by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 4/19/2014 1:29:05 AM

Doctors can be hard people to shock, but a recent case left one surgeon flabbergasted. A 63-year-old man came to hospital complaining of vomiting and stomach pain. He claimed he´d swallowed the lid of a bottle in an act of anger during a marital dispute, and was given an x-ray. Doctors knew what they were seeing was no bottle cap, but it was not until they operated on the man that the source of his complaint was revealed. Twelve bars of gold weighing nearly 400g were found in the man´s stomach and removed. The BBC reports that police and customs authorities had questioned the businessman and confiscated the gold.

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Things must really be tough in India these days.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 4/19/2014 2:14:34 AM     (No. 9816520)

So THIS is the goose that´s been layin´ those golden eggs?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: virbots, 4/19/2014 3:16:50 AM     (No. 9816535)

Au, my tummy hurts! Au indeed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Safari Man, 4/19/2014 8:07:32 AM     (No. 9816626)

Doctors knew what they were seeing was no bottle cap, but it was not until they operated on the man that the source of his complaint was revealed

If they had just asked, the NSA could have told him what was in there.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno, 4/19/2014 8:30:32 AM     (No. 9816649)

Remonds me of the old monkey joke -
His wife sez they can´t go out in public anymore.
"He still eats everything in sight, but ever since he swallowed those gold bars, he "measures" the stuff first."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jglas, 4/19/2014 10:53:44 AM     (No. 9816822)

Gold Sphincter.

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