Baby with two heads dies in Indonesia

February 6th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS  

Jakarta, Feb 6 (Xinhua) A baby born with two heads in Indonesia has died, a hospital official said Friday. The baby had been treated at the Adam Malik General Hospital for 13 days, Kompas website reported quoting an announcement issued by the hospital.

Hospital director Azwan Hakmi Lubis said the baby died of heart failure.

The baby, which was actually a twin, was called Marwati 1 and Marwati 2. It had two lungs, two legs, one abdomen, one genital and anus, two hearts and two backbones. The hearts and backbones, however, were linked together.

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