Newborn girl rescued from drain pipe in Durban

The little girl had been dumped in Newlands East.

Paramedics rescue a newborn girl from a drain in Newlands East, Durban on 11 February 2019. Picture: Rescue Care

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.

Police are investigating the matter.

KZN EMS spokesperson Robert McKenzie said: β€œIt’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.”

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(Edited by Mihlali Ntsabo)