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Tuesday 4 August 2015

Peruvian doctors remove 1.5lb of metal from man's stomach

Published 13/11/2009 | 02:08

Doctors in the Peruvian city of Cajamarca removed 1.5lb of metal from a man's stomach after he complained of internal pains.

They found Requelme Abanto had been eating nails, coins, corroded copper wire and scrap metal.

The 26-year-old building worker is now undergoing mental tests.

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