Woman delivers baby amid AIIMS Delhi fire chaos

Around 9:30 in the evening, as the firefighters attempted to douse the fame, the woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl.

Published: 18th August 2019 07:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th August 2019 07:47 PM   |  A+A-


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NEW DELHI: Even as a fire swept through parts of the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) doctors at the hospital helped to successfully deliver a baby girl on Saturday night.

The 30-year-old woman who was admitted in the gynaecology ward on Saturday morning, went into labour while the staff of the medical centre ran from one ward to another to evacuate patients in the emergency ward.

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According to medical practitioners, the pregnant woman was immediately rushed to the operation theatre at Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences of the Institute for the delivery.

Around 9:30 in the evening, as the firefighters attempted to douse the fame, the woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl.

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The fire broke out in the PC Block of AIIMS on Saturday. A total of 34 fire tenders were pressed into service. The incident caused extensive damages to the first, second and third floor of the PC Block.

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