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Khost woman gives birth to quintuplets; 4 babies die

Khost woman gives birth to quintuplets; 4 babies die

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Sep 17, 2016 - 15:40

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Healthinfo-icon officials in southeastern Khost province on Saturday said a woman has given birth to five babies. Four of them died and one is alive.

Public Health Director Gul Mohammad Mangal told Pajhwok Afghan News the babies were born on Thursday at a hospital run by Doctors without Border.

He said the woman was in stable condition. It is the first time that a woman has given quintuplets in Khost. Doctors without Border confirmed the babies' birth on its Twitter handle.

The woman's family could not be reached for comment.

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