Abandoned toddler rescued from garbage in Spain

Last Updated: Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 23:20

Madrid: An official says a 2-year-old girl has been rescued from a dumpster after her parents abandoned her.

He says residents of the southeastern town of Cabezo de Torres were alarmed by sobbing sounds coming from the garbage container late Saturday and after removing several plastic bags of refuse found the girl "crying, sweating and with panic showing in her face."

The toddler`s parents have been identified and arrested, and are awaiting trial on suspicion of having abandoned a minor, the official said Sunday on condition of anonymity in keeping with ministry rules.

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Decayed bodies found in Karachi house
Karachi: Four decayed bodies - of a man, his daughter and two teenaged grand-daughters - have been found in a house in Pakistan`s port city of Karachi, police said.

Police searched the house in New Karachi Sector F5 area, after neighbours called them following strong stench emanating from the bodies, Geo News reported.

The owner of the house is untraced yet, police said.

The two teenaged girls have been identified as 16-year-old Amna and 13-year-old Hina.


First Published: Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 23:20

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