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Abandoned newborn girl rescued

Abandoned newborn rescued from farmland in Ganjam

Keonjhar: In yet another incident, a baby girl has been rescued from a bush near Hariharpur village of Saharapada block in Keonjhar district on Friday morning.

Villagers heard the baby crying and informed local ASHA worker Ahalya Champia. .

Ahalya and the villagers rescued the girl and admitted her to the District Headquarters Hospital at Keonjhar town. Pediatrician Sabita Nayak said  the girl weighed 1.9 kg and her umbilical cord was intact which indicated  that she was dumped immediately after birth. However, her condition is stable.


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