Tanzanian conjoined twins Maria and Consolata die aged 22

Tanzanian conjoined twins Maria and Consolata Mwakikuti have died after suffering heart failure aged 22.
The women, who were joined from the navel downwards and shared organs like the liver and lungs, had two hearts and separate heads and arms.
They were admitted to a local hospital in December due to issues relating to heart disease but died on Saturday.
The news has caused sadness in Tanzania, where the twins were well-known and loved.
Many people took to social media on Sunday to send messages of condolences to the family and friends.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli tweeted that he was... read more

 
3 June 2018 in World News, Views: 72
Source: BBC
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