Conjoined twins survive gruelling journey to separation

Conjoined twins survive gruelling journey to separation

After surgery, the twins were flown back to VangaImage copyrightJACKLYN REIERSON, MAFImage caption The family lives in a remote village in western Democratic Republic of Congo, in Africa

Conjoined twins born in a remote village in the Democratic Republic of Congo have survived a 15-hour journey on the back of a motorbike to be separated.

They were then flown to the capital, Kinshasa, where they were operated on by a team of volunteer surgeons.

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