UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — Saudi Arabian media reports the surgery of conjoined twins born last October in the Gaza strip was a success.
Doctors performed surgery on the two baby girls, named Farah and Haneen, in a hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
They were joined at the abdomen and lower body, each with one leg.
Farah died at 12 p.m. on Sunday local time because she did not have the necessary organs to live like her sister.
Haneen survived the surgery and does have organs like a heart and lungs.
She is expected to be in intensive care for two weeks.
Before they were born, doctors said the girls would need to seek treatment abroad because of the land and sea blockades in Gaza which have caused a deterioration in the local healthcare system.
Local media reported Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered arrangements in October for the twins to receive treatment.