Dentist assaulted for extracting wrong tooth

August 24, 2011

An Egyptian dentist has been assaulted in Kuwait for reportedly extracting the wrong tooth.

The dentist, who works in a private clinic, said that he extracted the tooth of a Kuwaiti patient, but was shocked when he came back after an hour with his brother and the two beat him, claiming that he had pulled out the wrong tooth, Kuwaiti daily Arab Times reported.

The dentist filed a complaint accusing the two Kuwaiti brothers of assaulting him and submitted medical reports to substantiate his claims.



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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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