Woman Gives Birth In Police Van En Route To Hospital In Jammu

The woman gave birth to a female baby on the way to the hospital, the official said, adding the woman was taken to her home after being given first aid.

Woman Gives Birth In Police Van En Route To Hospital In Jammu

Both the mother and child are in good health, the official said. (Representational)

Jammu:

A 32-year-old woman, hailing from Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, gave birth to a baby girl while being shifted to a hospital in Jammu in a police van on Sunday, police said.

Sonia Devi, who presently lives in Channi Himmat locality in Jammu, experienced labour pain around 2 am Sunday when her husband Raj Kumar, a migrant labourer, made a distress call to Police Control Room (PCR), seeking help, a police official said.

He said the PCR immediately passed on the information to the police station concerned and a van was rushed to take Devi to SMGS hospital.

However, the woman gave birth to a female baby en route to the hospital, the official said, adding the woman was taken to her home after being given first aid.

Both the mother and child are in good health, the official said.

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