Army helps woman deliver child in critical condition

Army jawans take positions along LoC in Rajouri. (File Picture)


Army medical staff assisted a woman in labour while being transported to a hospital in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday, helping her give birth to a baby girl, a defence spokesperson said here.

Col Emron Musavi said Harmida Begam, a resident of Jadda village in the Tangdhar area, was being transported to the Kupwara district headquarters after being referred to a medical facility there due to her critical condition.

He mentioned that the patient’s movement was expedited at Sadhna Pass, which is manned by the Army.