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Army troops evacuate pregnant woman stuck in snow, woman delivers twins later

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The incident took place in Bandipora sector of Kashmir which has been receiving heavy snowfall for the last many days now crippling road traffic and other means of transport.

"Troops of Rashtriya Rifles in Bandipora evacuated Ghulshana Begum a full-term pregnant lady who was stuck in snow-bound Panar Village. Troops carried the woman for two and a half kilometers in deep snow and low temperature to the hospital," Army sources said.

The woman gave birth to twin girls in the hospital. The gesture was appreciated by locals who thanked the Army troops for their assistance.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 20:42 IST