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Passenger gives birth on bus at Woodlands checkpoint stop

Published on Mar 7, 2014 8:17 AM
The yet-to-be-named daughter of Ms Suhana Agus Abdul Salam, a 26-year-old Malaysian, was born several weeks early on SBS Transit service 170X. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

A woman gave birth to a baby girl on a public bus that had stopped at Woodlands Checkpoint yesterday morning.

Ms Suhana Agus Abdul Salam was heading back to her home in Johor Baru on SBS Transit service 170X - which runs from Kranji MRT station to Kotaraya Bus Terminal in Johor - when she felt sudden pain in her abdomen.

"It felt as though I had to go to the toilet and then I couldn't take it any more," she told The Straits Times yesterday.

As the pain got more severe, she realised she was going to give birth and began wailing for help.

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