Third arm of baby successfully removed

Published: April 28, 2012

Baby girl was born in Taunsa Sharif on Monday with an extra arm joined to her back. PHOTO: EXPRESS

DERA GHAZI KHAN: The third arm of a baby girl, born in Taunsa Sharif sub-division of Dera Ghazi Khan, was successfully removed after an operation at Nishter Hospital on Saturday.

Waqar Ahmed’s daughter was born with three arms – the third one joined to her back, near her spinal cord. The baby was shifted to the hospital two days ago.

Dr Haroon Khurshid Pasha and Assistant Professor Dr Kashif Chishti of Nishter Hospital conducted several tests for two days, and successfully removed the extra limb of the child during an hour long operation.

Dr Pasha said that the child’s condition is satisfactory now.

Reader Comments (3)

  • Mariam Abbasi
    Apr 28, 2012 - 5:00PM

    MASHALLAH…..may she live longer..:-)

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  • Usman Shahid
    Apr 28, 2012 - 6:08PM

    Is it necessary to show the picture with extra arm. :(

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  • exactly
    Apr 29, 2012 - 2:00AM

    And with every news now staying online, this picture and news is gonna stay here forever.

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