Newborn girl rescued from drain pipe in Durban
The little girl had been dumped in Newlands East.
JOHANNESBURG - A newborn baby has been rescued from a drain pipe in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) on Monday morning.
The little girl had been dumped in Newlands East, Durban.
She's been airlifted to hospital and is in a stable condition.
Update on the rescue of the new born baby. The baby girl has been safely rescued from the storm water drain arrive. @ECR_Newswatch @IamAlexSweet @IOL @News24 @eNCA @_ArriveAlive @ecrtraffic @FatalMoves @TrafficSA @DailyNewsSA @TheMercurySA @weekly_gazette pic.twitter.com/v1A9FaKSpv— Rescue Care Pty Ltd (@rescuecare) February 11, 2019
The newborn baby girl that was thrown into a storm water drain in Newlands, Durban has been rescued and airlifted to hospital this morning. God keep this baby safe. pic.twitter.com/tLjWuWB7Op— Natasha Abraham (@tashabraham) February 11, 2019
Police are investigating the matter.
KZN EMS spokesperson Robert McKenzie said: “It’s good news for the ending of this rescue today. We would like to congratulate the rescue personnel and paramedics who worked together to rescue this little girl today. The community was very helpful and supportive which we are also grateful for.”
WATCH: Newborn baby girl rescued from Durban drain
(Edited by Mihlali Ntsabo)