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Pregnant woman, injured in army camp attack, delivers baby

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A pregnant woman, who was injured in an attack by armed terrorists on the family quarters at the Sunjuwan military camp here, delivered a baby girl in the hospital today. Rifleman Nazir Ahmed and his pregnant wife were injured in the firing by the terrorists and were shifted to the at Satwari here, an official said. "The doctors worked all night to save the life of the severely injured pregnant woman with gunshots wounds and helped her deliver a baby girl, following a caesarean section operation," Jammu-based PRO told "Both the mother and the baby are stable," he added. Lt Col Anand said the condition of a 14-year-old boy, who was admitted to the hospital with a gunshot wound in his head, however remained critical. Five armymen, including two junior commissioned officers (JCOs), and the father of an armyman died, 11 others were injured, besides three (JeM) terrorists were killed in the two-day gunbattle, following the terror attack on the military camp yesterday.

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 17:00 IST
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