40 knives removed from Indian man's stomach

A total of 40 knives were surgically removed from the stomach of Surjeet Singh (right), who was recovering in hospital in Amritsar, India, yesterday.Mr Singh, who swallowed the knives over two months, is said to suffer from a psychiatric disorder.
Surjeet SinghPHOTO: EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

A total of 40 knives were surgically removed from the stomach of Surjeet Singh, who was recovering in hospital in Amritsar, India, yesterday. Mr Singh, who swallowed the knives over two months, is said to suffer from a psychiatric disorder.

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