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Passerby saves Baby wrapped in nylon bag & abandoned in rubbish dump

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A newborn baby has been abandoned in a rubbish dump with her umbilical cord still attached, fortunately the baby girl was saved.

The baby was found wrapped in a red plastic bag by a passerby who went to chuck garbage.

The passerby heard cries from the waste and initially thought it was a kitten. After searching through a pile of rubbish with a torch, she was shocked to find a baby.

Police are currently looking for the baby’s parents.

The incident took place on Sunday night in the city of Foshan in Guangdong Province, China according to the police.

The girl was found in the rubbish dump next to a park in the city’s Ronggui area, the police said in an online statement.

After finding the crying newborn, the resident, known by his surname Li, carried the baby out of the rubbish dump with the help of several other passersby.

She also took off her coat and put it around the baby to keep her warm.  The eyewitnesses then called the police. Police officers rushed to the scene and called for an ambulance.  The girl was taken to the Qirong Hospital for treatment.

Doctors at the hospital said the baby was in shock and had an unstable heart rate when she was sent in, according to Guangzhou Daily.

She was also said to have an excess of acid in her blood after being trapped in a plastic bag. Doctors gave overnight emergency treatment to the girl and she is said to be in stable condition now.  The baby is under hospital observation, it is reported.

Police are investigating the case. They have asked the public to provide leads on the baby’s parents in a social media post.

 

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Journalist who are accompanying Mr Ramaphosa, who is campaigning in the northern province of Guateng for the 8 May election – have been sharing updates on social media.

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Homeless Nigerian Boy becomes Chess Champion in US

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A homeless eight-year-old boy has become a chess champion in United States. Tanitoluwa Adewumi left his home in the north in 2017, as a result of attacks by Boko Haram terrorists.

He lives in a shelter in the US with his mother Oluwatoyin, father Kayode and older brother, and when he showed an interest in chess his mother got him to join a local club.

He has been playing for just over a year, but with hours of practice he won top prize in his age category at the New York State Chess Championship.

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Many injured as Man opens fire on Dutch tram

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Several people have been injured after a man opened fire on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht, police have said.

A square has been cordoned off by authorities, and emergency services are at the scene.

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