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Woman delivers baby on road while being taken to hospital on bicycle in Uttar Pradesh

A woman delivered a baby on the road when she was being taken to a community health centre on a bicycle here, police said on Saturday.

Published: 11th April 2020 12:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th April 2020 12:13 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SHAHJAHANPUR: A woman delivered a baby on the road when she was being taken to a community health centre on a bicycle here, police said on Saturday.

"On the evening of April 9, the woman, a resident of Raghunathpur village, was being taken on a bicycle by her husband to Madnapur community health centre, which was 10 kilometres away.

As the couple travelled almost 5 kilometres and reached near Sikandarpur crossing, the woman delivered a baby girl," Superintendent of Police (rural) Aparna Gautam.

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She said a passerby informed a Police Response Van (PRV) that rushed the woman to the health centre.

"Meetu Tomar deployed on PRV-1358 with the help of a woman, who was working in the nearby fields, took the woman to Madnapur community health centre. Both the mother and the child are fine," Gautam said.

Tomar has been given a certificate of appreciation, she said.

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