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Towel recovered from woman's stomach

india Updated: Aug 07, 2010 15:47 IST

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A towel allegedly left by a doctor has been recovered from the stomach of a 38-year-old woman, officials said in Jaunpur on Saturday.

Geeta Devi, a resident of Roopchandpur village, was operated upon for tumour by a government doctor on July 7, they said.

After 10 days, she complained of severe ache following which an ultrasound test was carried out which revealed the presence of some substance in her stomach, they said.

When Geeta Devi was re-operated late last night, the doctors found the towel from her stomach, officials said.

The woman is out of danger and recuperating fast, surgeon Lalbahadur Siddharth, who operated Geeta Devi said.