British charity Facing the World, which funds reconstructive surgery for children with severe facial disfigurements recently funded life-saving surgery for two one-year-old twin girls from the Sudan, Rital and Ritag Gaboura, who were co-joined at the head.

Children with the condition have a 1 in ten million chance of surviving to infancy. Four operations from May to August at Great Ormond Street hospital were needed, with the final separation taking place successfully, by surgeons who donated their time, on August 15.

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