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Parents ‘abandon’ conjoined twins at DMCH

  • Published at 11:33 am October 15th, 2016
  • Last updated at 06:28 pm October 20th, 2016
Parents ‘abandon’ conjoined twins at DMCH
A pair of conjoined twins were abandoned by their parents at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) yesterday. They are joined at the heads with, four hands and two feet leaving. “The twins were born at an unidentifiedclinic in the capital and were brought to DMCH yesterday around 2:00am. Their parents abandoned them when they were taken to the Paediatric Surgery unit,” DMCH Deputy Director Khaja Abdul Gafur told the Dhaka Tribune. DD Gafur also said that the twins are now undergoing treatment under the supervision of ward master Zillur Rahman as they have legal guardian at present. Their current condition according to DD Gafur is good moving, crying and urinating like regular infants while they wait to into surgery soon. “We are trying our best to save the twins and have kept them in the surgery ward,” he said.