Newborn found in pit toilet

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A new born baby has been hospitalised after she was found in a pit toilet on Saturday in Elandskop, KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said.

ER24 spokesperson said the baby girl who weighed 2.9 kg was born early on Saturday.

“She did not sustain any injuries but was very cold. She was warmed up by the paramedics and transported to hospital. She is fine and being kept under observation.”

Bodasing said paramedics were contacted by police after they found the baby in a pit toilet.

The exact details of the incident prior to the baby being found were unknown.

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