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Doctors find gold bars in patient's gut

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NEW DELHI - Surgeons in Delhi found 12 small gold bars inside a patient complaining of pain in his gut, a news report said Friday. 

The 63-year-old businessman swallowed the 33-gram bars, known as gold biscuits, in Singapore and brought them to India on March 28, the Times of India newspaper reported.

But he was unable to recover them after they lodged in his small intestine despite drinking lots of water and taking laxatives.

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