Pregnant Motel Explosion Victim Gives Birth


Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 4:40 pm
By: News 9


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OKLAHOMA CITY - A pregnant woman who was a victim in a motel explosion has given birth to a baby boy at just eight months pregnant.

Bhautikaben Patel, 28, is at Integris Baptist. Doctors delivered her baby boy at 2 p.m. today via C-section. He's breathing on his own and is three pounds 4 ounces. Patel is still in critical condition with second and third-degree burns over 29.5 percent of her body.

Five people were injured, two critically after the explosion at the Guest Inn at 10 E. Main Street in Yukon Tuesday evening.

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The cause of the explosion is unknown.