Man cures stomachaches by secretly eating gunpowder

May 20th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): A Chinese man is said to have been curing his stomachaches by secretly eating gunpowder from bullets for the past 30 years.

The 60-year-old man, surnamed Zhang, is from the Hechuan district in Chongqing municipality, reports the China Daily.

Zhang has revealed that he has been suffering from such aches since 1972, and that he was told his ailment could be cured by gunpowder.

He obtained 28 military bullets from his friend over the years.

His secret was revealed when a boy tried to steal his bullets from his house. (ANI)

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