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GRAPHIC: Woman cuts open aunt's belly to save babies

15 April 2016, 13:24

Abuja - Footage has emerged of a woman cutting open the belly of her dead aunt after she was denied entry into a hospital in order to deliver her twin babies.

The video, which was filmed outside a Cameroonian hospital, shows a distraught woman having cut open the belly of her dead aunt in order to retrieve twins that were still alive at the time of the woman's death.

The deceased, Koumate Monique, died at the gates of a public hospital in Douala after repeatedly being denied entry into the facility.

In a bid to save Monique's babies, her niece rushed to a nearby shop to buy a blade and proceeded to extract the children.

One of the twins was extracted as a stillborn while the other died shortly after delivery.

Please note: The following footage is not for sensitive viewers.

- News24


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