07 April 2018
Sundergarh: A newborn girl who was buried alive was rescued by the locals near Sanajharan of Tikyatpali in Bonai of Sundergarh district. She was rushed to the Bonai hospital by ASHA worker. As her condition was critical, she was referred to Rourkela immediately.
Talking to OMMCOM NEWS, Rourkela SP Umashankar Dash said, "She is presently undergoing treatment in Rourkela Hospital. Till now, we haven't come across any clue regarding who had discarded and buried her. We are investigating."
Notably, the one-day-old baby was found buried in a forest near Sanajharan when some locals had gone to fetch wood. The muffled cry of the baby was heard by them and they found her buried with her nose and mouth above ground.
The area witnessed Kalbaisakhi (Nor' westers) the previous night and the baby girl had miraculously braved the storm all night to be alive and rescued by the people.