Crown Prince directs to transfer Palestinian Siamese twins from Gaza to Riyadh for separation

Thursday 1439/2/6 - 2017/10/26
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Riyadh, 06 Safar,1439 AH, 26 October,2017 , SPA -- Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, has directed to transfer Palestinian Siamese twins, Hanin and Farah, from Gaza to King Abdulaziz Medical City of the National Guard in Riyadh for their treatment and the possibility of separating them.
The Advisor at the Royal Court, General Supervisor of King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah announced today that this humanitarian gesture from the Crown Prince comes as an extension of the great humanitarian efforts being undertaken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and stresses the keenness of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to stand with the brotherly Palestinian people.
He pointed out that the twins are females joined in the abdominal and pelvic regions and each has one limb and share a third one. They also share some internal organs and need accurate medical tests to ascertain the joint organs and the possibility of separating them.
-- SPA
14:40 LOCAL TIME 11:40 GMT