Pregnant woman, injured in Jammu army camp attack, delivers baby

A pregnant woman, who was injured in an attack by militants at the Sunjuwan military camp in Jammu, delivered a baby girl in the hospital today.
Pregnant woman, injured in Jammu army camp attack, delivers baby
Pregnant woman, injured in Jammu army camp attack, delivers baby

A pregnant woman, who was injured in an attack by militants at the Sunjuwan military camp in Jammu, delivered a baby girl in the hospital today.

Rifleman Nazir Ahmed and his pregnant wife were injured in the firing by the militants and were shifted to the Military Hospital at Satwari, an army official said.

"The army 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 army PRO Lt Col Devender Anand told PTI.

"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 attackers were killed in the two-day gunbattle, following the attack on the military camp yesterday.

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