Sunjwan Encounter: Injured pregnant lady delivers Baby Girl
JAMMU: A pregnant woman who was injured in militant attack at the Sunjwan Military Station in Jammu, delivered a baby girl in Army hospital.
She was Identified as Shazada Khan, 24, wife of Rifleman Nazir Ahmed, who was pregnant from 34 weeks and received critical injuries in her lower back.
“She was evacuated by road to the military hospital, Satwari where an immediate caesarean section was performed to help her deliver baby” reports said.
“The baby girl weighing 2.5 kg was delivered. Both the mother and the child are safe,” Army sources from hospital said.
“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,” defence spokesman Lt Col Devendra Anand told.
Earlier, Chief Minister during her visit to MH Satwari met the new mother and congratulated her.
The social media got flooded with wishes for both mother and baby. “Amidst the tragedy reports of some good news – an injured wife of one of the soldiers delivered a baby at the Military Hospital in Jammu,” former chief minister Omar Abdullah Twitted.
Shahzada thanked all who ever helped and saved her life and her daughter.