A woman has given birth to quintuplets in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the provincial public health officials said.

Dr. Roshan Ahmadi, the head of the maternity division of Nangarhar region hospital said a woman has given birth to quintuplets, including four baby girls and a baby boy.

According to Dr. Ahmadi, the babies are in good health condition and are under supervision in pediatric division of the hospital to receive necessary care.

This is the first time that a woman has given birth to quintuplets in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial public health officials said a woman had earlier given birth to quadruplets in the maternity division of Nangarhar regional hospital.

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