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Syrian mother and daughter give birth at the same time

  • Fatma Birinci gave birth to her child at the same time as her daughter Gade 
  • The pair fled their native country three years ago because of the civil war
  • The two new-born boys have been named Recep and Tayyip 

A Syrian mother and daughter have given birth at the same after undergoing Caesarean sections together at a Turkish hospital.   

Fatma Birinci, 42, gave birth to her child earlier today at the same time as her daughter Gade Birinci, 21, in the Turkish city of Konya.

The pair fled their native country three years ago because of the devastating civil war and found out they were pregnant in the same week.

A Syrian mother and daughter have given birth at the same after undergoing Caesarean sections together at a Turkish hospital

Fatma Birinci (pictured), 42, gave birth to her child earlier today at the same time as her daughter Gade Birinci, 21, in the Turkish city of Konya

Fatma Birinci (pictured), 42, gave birth to her child earlier today at the same time as her daughter Gade Birinci, 21, in the Turkish city of Konya

The pair fled their native country three years ago because of the devastating civil war and found out they were pregnant in the same week. Pictured, Gade Birinci with her child

The pair fled their native country three years ago because of the devastating civil war and found out they were pregnant in the same week. Pictured, Gade Birinci with her child

The two new-born boys have been named Recep and Tayyip, the first two names of the current Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, according to Turkish news outlet Ensonhaber. 

Erkan Ataş, the chief physician of the hospital, visited the family in the hospital room after the successful birth.

He said: ‘This is an event that I have never heard of. They have escaped from the war into our country and have taken refuge in Turkey for three years.’

The two new-born boys have been named Recep (left) and Tayyip (right)

The two new-born boys have been named Recep (left) and Tayyip (right)

Erkan Ata¿, the chief physician of the hospital, visited the family in the hospital room after the successful birth

Erkan Ataş, the chief physician of the hospital, visited the family in the hospital room after the successful birth

Doctor of Gynecology and Obstetrics Naim Unsal called the birth a ‘miracle.’  

Unsal said the mother’s previous births were all cesareans.

It is not yet known where the father are or if they witnessed the birth.  

He said: 'This is an event that I have never heard of. They have escaped from the war into our country and have taken refuge in Turkey for three years'

He said: ‘This is an event that I have never heard of. They have escaped from the war into our country and have taken refuge in Turkey for three years’

Doctor of Gynecology and Obstetrics Naim Unsal called the birth a 'miracle'

Doctor of Gynecology and Obstetrics Naim Unsal called the birth a ‘miracle’

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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