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Newborn girl found abandoned on pond bund in Nuapada

Nuapada: Another instance of abhorrence towards girl child has been reported from Nuapada district. A newborn girl was found abandoned on the bund of a pond at Kurumapari village in the district.

The infant has been rescued by the villagers.

Some farmers of the village spotted the infant wrapped in a cloth near the pond in the morning while they were going to the field for ploughing. They informed the villagers who rushed to the spot and rescued the baby.

The infant is suspected to be two or three-day old. Her condition is stated to be stable.

The Childline officials were called. The infant will be handed over to the officials, villagers said.

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