KARACHI (PPI) - The conjoined twin babies born to a woman Wajida wife of Mazhar Ali Lakhair, resident of Nau Goth of Mehar Taluka at Shaikh Zayed Hospital for Women in Larkana on Thursday last and were shifted to National Institute of Child Health NICH Karachi on Saturday, died on Sunday. The babies were joined with each other at chest and stomach.

Confirming the death of conjoined twins, NICH Director Dr Jamal Raza told that the case of conjoined twins was a very complicated one. The conjoined twins were kept in ICU of the hospital. Dr Mahesh Kumar of Paeds Surgery Department of Chandka Medical College Hospital had advised the parents to shift the babies to Karachi for further management for being precarious condition of the twin babies as according to him both seemed to share single liver and heart and added that if both had single heart then it was extremely difficult to save their life.

Wajida and her husband Mazhar told journalists that twin babies were their first child.