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Indian goes missing after surgery

world Updated: Jul 04, 2007 02:27 IST

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An Indian has gone missing from a Bahrain hospital after undergoing a life-saving brain surgery.

The man, identified only as Arumugam, fled the Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) on Monday, where he was admitted after found lying unconscious and bleeding in a Manama street June 18, Gulf Daily News reported.

"He regained consciousness after surgery, but could only remember his name, his wife's name, where he comes from and that he is a carpenter," a nurse of the hospital said.

"We were going to take him from the hospital to the police station, but when we went to his bed, he was gone. We don't know 100 per cent, but we think he ran away from his sponsor and that's why he escaped from the hospital," the nurse said.