KARACHI: All sextuplets (six babies born together) have died in a hospital in Karachi in just five days.
On Sunday, Hina Nazim of Karachi gave birth to six children _ four daughters and two sons but they did not survive.
One of the six babies died shortly after birth while remaining kids died on Thursday, within five days of their birth.
Dr. Nasir, Director of NICH in Karachi said that five babies were brought to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of NICH from Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center. He said the newborn babies did not survive and died Thursday morning.
He said that the babies born pre-mature and their weight was less than half a kilogram. Therefore, the chances of survival of such children were minimum, he added.
The mother, who has been identified as Hina Nazim gave birth to sextuplets — four daughters and two sons — at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center on late Sunday.