By Jamal Adel.
Tripoli, 17 April 2014:
Twins were born this week 150 kilometres apart. One, a girl, was born in . . .[restrict]Rebyana. Her infant brother saw light in Kufra.
The mother, from Rebyana in south east of the county, gave birth first to a baby girl. to twins baby boy and baby girl, one of the children.
The mother was hospitalized in the small clinic in Rebyana on Sunday where she gave birth to a baby girl, who has been named Safa. However, according to the Korean doctor at the clinic, her health started to give cause for concern, so she was transferred to Kufra hospital early on Sunday at 4 am
“The second baby, a boy named Safi, was born in Kufra hospital. Both the new born babies and the mother are in good health,” the family told the Libya Herald.
The time difference between the two babies’s births was approximately 11 hours, and distance between the their birthplaces is some 150 kilometers away.
“The small clinic of Rebyana lacks a maternity section and basic medical needs, as we lack specialist doctors.There is only a general doctor, Rebyana resident and engineer Ibraheem Younis told this newspaper.
“We have no metalled road connecting Rebyana with any other town nearby, as as a result we suffer a severe lack of fuel and electricity shortages” he explained.