Pakistani Baby Gets Timely Treatment

New Delhi, July 29 | Updated: Jul 31 2004, 05:10am hrs
A timely action by an IA commander has extended the life of a 10-day old Pakistani baby, Mohd Ahmed, who was born with a critical heart ailment.

He arrived here from Lahore with mother Asma Khan and boarded IC 904 for Bangalore. As his condition worsened, the crew called for a doctor on board. Dr G Jayadevappa came forward for help. Flight commander Capt Sanjeev Marwah made an unscheduled landing at Hyderabad. The child was rushed to the Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences.

The childs condition is said to be stable. He has left for Bangalore. He is accompanied by a doctor and a nurse.