40 knives removed from stomach of cop

In an unusual case, as many as 40 knives were surgically removed from the stomach of a policeman here who claimed that he used to feel an "urge" to eat them. A team of five doctors carried out a five-hour long surgery on Surjeet Singh (40), employed with Punjab Police, at a hospital.

Jitendra Malhotra, MD of Corporate Hospital, said Singh had come to them complaining of stomach ache and excessive weight loss. "A series of ultrasounds followed by various tests, including endoscopy and CT scan, related to the stomach were carried out before the surgery as the patient was admitted in the hospital with severe weight loss, besides multiple ailments. 
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