Krishnanagar, West Bengal: A child born inside a train toilet and slipped down the outlet was unhurt on the railway tracks. In a bizarre incident, a woman delivered a child inside the toilet of a moving train.
Afroza Bibi with her pregnant daughter Rehani Bibi, a resident of Jhumka village in Murshidabad boarded the Lalgola passenger train. When the train reached Nadia district’s Palashi railway station, the women went to the toilet and delivered the baby, who slipped down the outlet in the evening around 6.30 pm, railway officials said.
Upon hearing the cries of her daughter, Afroza rushed to the toilet and asked for help from passengers, who then stopped the train and rescued the newborn.
Both the mother and child were immediately rushed to Mira Primary Health Centre at the railway station.
“The baby and mother are fit and safe now. But it is very miraculous that there was no injury marks on the new born baby’s body,” a doctor attending to them said.
Afroza Bibi profusely kissed the baby soon she picked her up from the railway tracks. Later she thanked the doctors.