Abandoned newborn girl rescued from forest in Gajapati

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Gajapati: A newborn girl was found abandoned in a forest near Adaba village under Mohana in Gajapati district on Thursday morning.

Sources said some dairy farmers were grazing their cattle in the forest this morning when they heard the baby crying. They spotted the newborn dumped in the bush. The newborn was rescued and rushed to Adaba hospital.

After preliminary treatment, the doctors then shifted the newborn to Mohana hospital.

it might have been a case of an unwed mother who left the baby in the forest fearing social stigma.

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