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Turkish Airlines staff help Afghan woman deliver girl child on evacuation flight | World News

  • Soman’s labour pains started shortly after the flight took off on Friday evening.

Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2021 04:29 PM IST

A child girl was born at 30,000 toes on an evacuation flight from Afghanistan which landed within the UK on Saturday, information company Associated Press reported quoting Turkish media. Turkish Airlines staff helped 26-year-old woman Soman Noori give delivery to a girl child. She and her husband had been evacuated from Kabul to Dubai and had been on a flight to Birmingham.

The child girl was named Havva, which interprets to Eve in English.(Reuters/Turkish Airlines)

Soman’s labour pains started shortly after the flight took off on Friday evening. The flight landed in Kuwait as a precautionary measure, and the mom and child had been deemed wholesome sufficient to fly to the UK. The child girl was named Havva, which interprets to Eve in English.

On August 26, one other Afghan girl was born on a US army airplane to folks who had been fleeing Afghanistan. The girl, who was named Reach, was born after her mom went into labour whereas being flown to an American army base in Germany.

Several Afghans proceed to seek out their method out of the nation, fearing a regressive regime below the Taliban. Parents had been seen in viral movies hurling their youngsters over the Hamid Karzai International Airport’s barbed wire fence final week in a bid to evacuate them from Afghanistan fearing the Taliban takeover.

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