Another new born girl found abandoned

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 21:58

Cuttack: In the second such incident
within three days, another new born girl was found abandoned
here, police said here.

Wrapped in a cloth, the infant was found in a
dustbin in front of the Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre
at Mangalabag area here, police said today.

A youth rescued the baby after hearing her cry and
immediately informed the police, they said.
The 10 to 15 days-old baby was then rushed to the SCB
Medical College Hospital here where doctors found her
condition to be stable.

"She weighs around 2.5 kg and is completely healthy
and hearty", the attending doctor at the hospital said.

Meanwhile, the incident had sent a shock wave in the
city as it was the third new born baby found abandoned here in
past three days.

Two baby girls, believed to be twins and packed in a
carton, were found abandoned in the platform of the railway
station here on Saturday.

After being rescued by the people, the twins were
handed over to a child help centre and now under treatment at
the Sishu Bhavan here.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 21:58
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