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Video: 22 doctors, nurses separate Syrian Siamese twins in Riyadh

The surgery to separate Tuqa and Yaqeen took 10 hours and was performed in six stages

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It took 22 doctors and nurses in Saudi Arabia to separate Syrian Siamese twins, who were conjoined at the head, in a laborious 10-hour operation.

The surgery achieved to help the baby girls Tuqa and Yaqeen, who were flown from Syria to undergo the operation in Riyadh, after orders by King Salman.

The difficult surgery at King Abdul Aziz Medical City was performed in six stages.