Family 'overjoyed' after baby is born with 4 arms and 4 legs

Family 'overjoyed' after baby is born with 4 arms and 4 legs
Published: 2014 November 19 11:01:23 (9935 Views)
A baby boy born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed a god in Baruipur, east India.

The child has been named God Boy, as multiple limbs are common among Hindu deities, and people are travelling from across the region to the city in West Bengal State to get a glimpse of the child.

Local police complain they are struggling to control the crowds, as hundreds cry in the streets and clamour to get access to the hospital.

The boy's birth defect, two extra arms and two extra legs, are the remains of an underdeveloped co-joined twin.  

The family are overjoyed at their new addition and see him as the son Hindu God Brahma, who is depicted with eight limbs.

'When he first came out we couldn't believe it,' an unnamed relative told local TV:



'The nurses said he was badly deformed but I could see that this was a sign from God.

'In fact, this is a miracle, its God's baby. Indian God's have extra limbs just like this.'

Chukka Rao, 67, from a neighbouring village, said: 'When we first heard about God Boy we were slightly skeptical.

'But we came to see because we were intrigued by all the news we were hearing from friends and others.

'When we eventually saw a pic of the child it was a wonder.'

Apparently, some are panicking and believe this is a sign of the end of the world.



Source - DailyMail

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