The male nurse was said to have "pulled too hard" during the birth on Sunday (Jan 6), the Hindustan Times reported on Thursday.
The male nurse and his colleague took the baby's torso to the hospital mortuary and told the family to take the mother to another hospital.
At the second hospital, doctors operated on her and found the baby's head in her womb.
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