Uttarakhand: Army medical team helps two pregnant women deliver
An Army medical team Sunday helped deliver two babies - a boy and a girl - at a makeshift centre in Sabola area of rain-ravaged Uttarakhand.
After trekking nearly 15 kms, the team had Saturday reached Tijan village which has a population of nearly 400 people.
When the team led by Capt R Patil found that two pregnant women required urgent medical attention, they requisitioned a lady doctor.
Army doctor Capt Febba Susan was heli-dropped in a nearby area Sunday from where she reached the village after a 10-km trek, DG Military Operations Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia said.
She helped deliver the two babies - a boy and a girl - at the makeshift medical centre.
"The newborns and their mothers are in good health," he said.
While Capt Susan has left the area, the medical team is still in the a