Conjoined Yemeni twins flown to Jordan for surgery: UNICEF

Conjoined baby twins born in war-ravaged Yemen were taken to Jordan Saturday for separation surgery, the UN children’s agency said, almost two months after a hospital warned they were in critical condition. Born in the Yemeni capital Sanaa in mid-December, “an echocardiogram showed that each of the two children had their own heart, though the position of the heart of one of them is not normal,” Majda al-Khatib, director of Al-Sabeen hospital, told AFP at the time. The facility’s “low capacity” prevented doctors from accurately determining “which organs are connected”, she added. UNICEF said Sa…

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