INDIAN surgeons have separated twins that were joined at their heads.
Brothers Jaga and Kalia were born with a very rare condition called craniopagus. This means the tops of their heads were attached, and they shared the same blood vessels and brain tissue.
Now the twins are two years old, doctors decided to carry out an operation to separate them.
The surgery took 16 hours, with help from a team of more than 30 doctors. It is the first of its kind to be carried out in India.
The boys are now being monitored closely to check on their progress and to see if the surgery was a success. As
First News went to press, one of the boys – Jaga – had opened his eyes and was responding to doctors.