MUSCAT, Oman, An Omani woman gave birth to quintuplets – four girls and a boy – at The Royal Hospital recently, after 29 weeks of pregnancy.

The Ministry of Health has said that, this is a rare case in Oman.

According to the hospital sources, the babies were born by C-section and weigh around 1.1 kg.

They are still under observation at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the hospital.

The Royal Hospital, represented by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, announced on Wednesday that, the babies are doing fine.