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Conjoined twins Ganga-Jamuna die despite all efforts by docs

Cuttack: Conjoined twins Ganga and Jamuna are no more. Sishu Bhawan, Cuttack doctors could not save their lives despite best efforts, according to reports.

The condition of Ganga and Jamuna, who were joined at stomach, was critical as they had one heart and liver. Sishu Bhawan doctors had confirmed the complexity on December 4 after test. The twins had been undergoing treatment at the premier paediatric hospital since December 1.

The twins were born to a couple of Khalipatana village under Sarankula police station in Nayagarh district. The twins had taken birth in a private hospital at Sarankul. 

After successful operation of Kandhamal districts conjoined twins, Jaga and Balia, a ray of hope was created among people that Ganga and Jamuna would also be separated. However, from tests it was revealed that separation would not be possible as the twins shared one heart and liver.

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