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'First' quintuplets in Czech Republic

A 23-year-old woman has given birth to quintuplets in the Czech Republic, officials say, a first for the country.

Alexandra Kinova had four boys and a girl by caesarean section on Sunday, they say.

The births took place "without any complications", according to doctors at Prague's Institute for the Care of Mother and Child.

The mother and babies were placed in an intensive care unit but are believed to be in a good condition.

  • 02 Jun 2013
  • From the section Europe