May 29, 2017

It was a stillbirth

The reported birth of a child in an Air Force helicopter involved in relief operations was a stillbirth, say hospital and AF sources.

The MI 17 helicopter had been on its way from Kalawana to Ratnapura when the stillbirth occurred.

The airlifted mother was taken from Seevali grounds in Ratnapura to the general hospital there by ambulance, where the child was pronounced dead.