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Rail bogey turned into maternity ward in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Sitapur (UP) 

Thanks to the swift thinking of

a (GRP) official, a railway bogey was turned into a makeshift maternity ward when a passenger developed labour pain on-board at the here.

(30) was on her way to for her delivery with her husband last night when she developed labour pain. As the train approached Sitapur, her condition worsened, a said.

Her husband informed SO GRP Sitapur, Suresh Yadav, who along with a doctor and lady constable, promptly attended to the situation.

Yadav wasted no time in arranging for the delivery inside the bogey itself with the help of women passengers.

Suman gave birth to a boy, and in the meantime, an ambulance was arranged to take her and the child to the district hospital, Sitapur.

The train was delayed for about an hour, Yadav said, adding the mother-son duo were doing fine.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 12:15 IST