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Hyd-Riyadh flight: Saudi woman gave birth at Mumbai airport restroom

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Mumbai: A 20-year-old Saudi woman on Tuesday delivered a baby boy inside a restroom of the city’s international airport during a transit halt en route Riyadh.

Alhagbani Haya Sud had traveled in from Hyderabad and was supposed to travel by flight AI-921 to Riyadh which departs at 1600 hrs, an airport spokeswoman said.

Sewta Satpal, a housekeeping staff at the airport, found out that she has gone into labour and assisted by calling in airport doctors who helped deliver the baby boy at 13:45 hrs, the spokeswoman added.

Both the mother and the newly born are fine and have been subsequently shifted to a private hospital in the vicinity of the airport, she said.

Haya Sud was accompanied by her mother, brother and sister on the flight, she added.