A pregnant woman receiving treatment at Gombe Specialist Hospital Gombe as a result of the twin bomb blasts in Dadin/Kowa Motor Park, has been delivered of a pre-mature male baby.
The Chief Medical
Director of the Hospital, Dr Reuben Ardo, who disclosed this to
newsmen on Thursday in Gombe, said that the woman was delivered
through a Cesarean Section (CS).
Ardo said that the woman was
still in the hospital receiving treatment, while the baby was put in
“We noticed that the pregnant woman’s baby was
going through stress, so, we took her to the theater for an emergency
surgery to save the lives of both baby and mother.
is currently at the hospital receiving treatment, while the baby is
in the incubator at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Federal Teaching
Hospital (FTH) Gombe.
``From the information we got, the woman was
coming back home from the church, when she met the unfortunate
incident,’’ he said.
Ardo further said that since the blast,
they treated and discharged 56 victims, 15 on admission, 15 bodies
deposited at the mortuary, while six were referred to FTH because of
their serious bleeding cases, for the attention of experts.
has a chest injury, the other one has head injury, one was with
multiple injuries and he was bleeding from everywhere, They need
specialist attention,’’ he said.
When contacted, the Deputy
Director, Public Relations, FTH, Malam Haruna Abdulrasheed, confirmed
that the baby was in the hospital.
He said that they recorded 21
dead bodies, 36 on admission and nine who were treated and
Wednesday night, a twin bomb blast exploded at Dadin/Kowa and Dukku
Motor Parks in Gombe.