Pregnant woman wounded in Jammu army camp attack delivers baby girl
The terrorists, who attacked the Army camp in Sunjwan, located on the outskirts of Jammu city, were believed to be from the 'Afzal Guru squad' of JeM. Photograph: (ANI)
A 35-week pregnant woman who was severely injured in the Sunjuwan attack gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday night.
The woman was shot in her lower back by four terrorists who had entered the family quarters of the Brigade Army camp in the Sunjuwan area of Jammu, opened fire at the security forces and civilians.
Army doctors saved life of a pregnant lady injured in terror attack on #SunjwanArmyCamp, she delivered a baby girl through c-section last night; lady says, 'I am very thankful to them for saving me and my baby' pic.twitter.com/iOSwLhsnrv— ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2018
The woman was then immediately evacuated by an Army chopper and rushed to a military hospital where a C-section was performed on her. The mother and the baby were completely healthy, doctors informed.
A Twitter user shared a picture of the baby girl on the social networking website, terming the incident as no less than a miracle.
A story of a miracle from today's #SunjuwanAttack— kaveri (@ikaveri) February 10, 2018
A 35 week pregnant lady shot in the lower back was evacuated by chopper to the military hospital and immediate C section was performed. Baby girl weighing 2.5 kgs delivered. Mother and child both are safe. pic.twitter.com/Z5LSfAFDWm
A group of heavily armed JeM terrorists struck the camp of the 36 brigade of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry in the early hours on Saturday.
The operation to flush out Jaish-e-Mohmmad (JeM) terrorists who stormed an Army camp entered the second day on Sunday. The death toll in the attack reached nine with the death of five more security personnel and one civilian. It has also left 10 people injured, of which 6 are women and children.
This wasn't a routine case. As a gynaecologist, it is always our motto that mother should come alone & go with a healthy baby in her lap. It's a very joyful moment for my hospital & our team. Patient is really happy: Gynecologist #JammuAndKashmir pic.twitter.com/fe0zmFTzbI— ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2018
Some AK-47 assault rifles and other weapons were also recovered from the terrorists neutralised by the security forces.
The terrorists, who attacked the Army camp in Sunjwan, located on the outskirts of Jammu city, were believed to be from the 'Afzal Guru squad' of JeM.