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Minor student delivers baby in tribal residential school hostel

Press Trust of India  |  Phulbani (Odsiha) 

A minor student of a state-run tribal residential school in Odisha's district delivered a baby girl in her hostel, prompting the authorities to disengage six of its employees on Sunday.

The 14-year-old girl, a student of class eight, delivered the baby in the school hostel on Saturday night, District Welfare Officer (DWO), Charulata Mallick said.

The school 'Seva Ashram High School' at Daringibadi in district is run by the tribal and rural development department of

The student and her newborn were admitted to a local hospital, where their condition is stated to be normal.

Two matrons, two cook-cum-attendants, a and and an auxillary midwifery of the institute were disengaged from service for dereliction of duty, officials said.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 18:15 IST