An Israeli woman has been detained at Ben Gurion airport for five days as authorities seek to verify her relationship to a baby she claims she gave birth to in Sri Lanka.

From NBC News

Israeli Woman Held at Airport Takes DNA Test Over Girl’s Identity

Galit Nakash, 48, has been at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport since Saturday when immigration officials denied the baby permission to enter the country because of concerns over her identity.

Nakash says she gave birth unexpectedly in her seventh month of pregnancy while on a business trip to Sri Lanka. The girl has a Sri Lankan passport in the name of Tahel.

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From the BBC

Israeli woman and baby kept at airport in DNA case

Ms Nakash was stopped when airport officials found she had used another child’s passport to leave Sri Lanka.

She says she gave birth at a hospital in Sri Lanka during a business trip but that her visa application for the baby, named Tahel, was turned down.

On Tuesday a court in Tel Aviv accepted her request to undergo a DNA test in Israel.

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