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Friday May 12, 2017
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Botched operation: Scissor left inside stomach of 75-year-old woman

Botched operation: Scissor left inside stomach of 75-year-old woman

PESHAWAR: A 75-year-old woman was left with severe pain when a doctor, in a display of sheer negligence, left a pair of scissors in her stomach during a botched operation.

Awal Jan Bibi, was suffering from a hernia and was operated in a private clinic in Peshawar around 15 months ago, her son Shehzad said while talking to Geo News.

After the woman complained of a stomachache, she was taken to a doctor again and upon conducting an X-ray, it was revealed that a pair of surgical scissors was inside her stomach.

Mushtaq said they lodged an FIR against the accused person, Dr Aurangzeb, but he fled the country, therefore, was still at large. 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Minister Shehram Tarakai ordered an investigation into the matter.

Those putting the lives of people into danger should be punished according to the law, said the provincial health minister.

 

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