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Newborn girl found buried alive in Indian cemetery

A newborn baby girl was found buried alive when another man was digging a grave at a cemetery in northern India. Police in Uttar Pradesh said the man Hitesh Sirohi was digging a grave to bury his own daughter who died a few minutes after birth on Wednesday. Sirohi was quoted by the Times of India as saying that “When he noticed a newborn girl inside it, he immediately rescued her and dialled … for help.” “At one point I thought that my daughter had come alive. But the voice…

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Africa South Africa Southern Africa World 

Newborn survives being thrown out of window by mom

A newborn baby survived after being thrown out of a window by her own mother in South Africa. Police say they have arrested the 32-year-old woman who allegedly threw the baby out of a window. She has been charged for child abandonment, KZN police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane said. The woman according to police will appear in the Verulam Magistrate’s Court on Monday. Zwane told the media that “A case of child abandonment was opened at Verulam police station after a woman allegedly gave birth at a workplace and threw the…

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