Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Rescue of Chinese baby flushed down toilet

A shocking consequence of the Chinese one child policy came into public view yesterday when a video showing an abandoned baby went viral. The baby who was rescued last weekend from a sewage pipe is being nursed back to health in a local hospital. Meanwhile, the baby’s mother has been found and has reportedly been reunited with the infant
Firefighters in an eastern Chinese province rescued the newborn infant from the sewage pipe after neighbors reported hearing crying. Officials in China’s Zhejiang Province rescued the infant on Saturday afternoon.

PS It has subsequently been reported that the presence of the baby in the pipe was accidental