Buried newborn girl rescued alive after thunderstorm & rain

KalingaTV News Network

Sundergarh: In a shocking incident, which proves the saying ‘What is Lotted Cannot be Blotted’ right, a newborn girl was rescued after being buried alive up to her neck, having witnessed massive thunderstorm and rain. She was rescued alive by locals at Sanajharan of Bonai in the district on Saturday.

Though police are yet to identify the baby’s parents, it is suspected that her parents might have buried the newborn below neck as it turned out be a girl.

According to reports, some Sanajharan villagers had gone to the nearby forest for some work when hey heard the cries of an infant. However, they could not identify the exact location of the baby and had to return home following thunderstorm and rain. They went to the site this morning and informed the local ASHA worker after noticing the girl, whose face could only be seen. Later, they informed about the incident to the local police and rescued the baby in a critical condition.

The newborn was rushed to the local hospital. However, she was shifted to Rourkela hospital as her condition was critical.

“I went to the spot after getting information from the local youths. We found the baby which was buried up to neck in the mud. Though there was thunderstorm and rain last evening, nothing happened to her,” said Lilimani Munda, the ASHA worker.

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