Woman gives birth to quintuplets in J&K

In a rare case, a woman in Kashmir on Thursday gave birth to quintuplets -- three boys and two girls -- at a government hospital.

Srinagar: In a rare case, a woman in Kashmir on Thursday gave birth to quintuplets -- three boys and two girls -- at a government hospital, officials said.

Afroza, a resident of Larkipora village of central Kashmir`s Budgam district, gave birth to the five children at the Lal Ded hospital here after a cesarean section.
All the five infants weigh over two kilograms, which is considered "normal", Farooq Ahmad, in-charge General Surgery Theater at the hospital said.
This is the second delivery for the woman who has suffered two miscarriages between after the delivery of her first child - a boy - few years ago.

PTI

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