World First baby born at Army field hospital in Nepal named Lahore

KATHMANDU: The first born baby at Pakistan Army field hospital in Bakhtapur has been named after the city of Lahore.

The Pakistan Army established a field hospital in Bakhtapur area of Nepal after a devastating earthquake claimed more than 5,000 lives in the country. “Pakistan Army Field Hospital has been established at Bakhtapur, the most affected area due to earthquake in Khatmandu, Nepal,” the Inter Services Public Relations said in a statement.

The army search teams started rescue operations in Bakhtapur and Kathmandu. The Army sent two more C-130 aircrafts carrying a second consignment of relief goods for earthquake hit areas of Nepal from Noor Khan Airbase. In addition to relief goods, doctors and paramedics and special engineering equipment were also transported to the earthquake-hit region.