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By Vinershea | Apr 08, 2019 12:55 PM

A woman delivered a baby boy at Maharashtra's Thane railway station after she developed labour pain while travelling to Kurla. She started experiencing labour pain while on her way to the hospital. The woman has been identified as Ishrat Sheikh.

Woman goes into labour, delivers baby at one-rupee clinic on railway s

The one-rupee clinic at Thane railway station came to the rescue of Ishrat who gave birth to a healthy baby at the clinic in the railway station itself. The incident took place on Saturday evening, when the woman who was travelling from Ambivli station to go to a hospital in Kurla experienced labour and had to deliver at the station. She was accompanied by a relative when the incident took place.

According to Hindustan Times, an official of the railway police said that they arranged a stretcher and called medical help from the emergency medical room. These emergency medical rooms are known as 'one-rupee clinics'. On an immediate call, the medical staff and the railway police went to platform number six and took the patient to the clinic. The clinic was situated at platform number two.

Dr Rahul Ghule, in-charge of the clinic, confirmed that both the mother and the child were safe and shifted to the Thane Civil Hospital for better treatment. He also added that this was the third successful delivery conducted by the Thane one-rupee clinic.

On the success of this delivery, people praised the doctors and their team.