Bhubaneswar: A newborn baby girl was rescued from a garbage dump here and shifted for treatment to a paediatrics hospital in Cuttack, where she is in the ICU in a critical condition.
The infant was rescued by some volunteers from the garbage dump in Unit-8 area near the passport office here yesterday who heard her cry, police said. The police rescued the baby and admitted her to Capital Hospital here. She was shifted to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Postgraduate Institute of Paediatrics (Sishu Bhawan) in Cuttack this morning, they added.
"The condition of the baby girl is critical. She is admitted at the ICU and a team of expert doctors is looking after her health," said Sishu Bhawan director S Satpathy. The baby girl is bruised all over her body and is suffering from fits, the doctors said.
No one has claimed the baby, the police added.
'Look' how the Sheena Bora case has taken a toll on Indrani Mukerjea
Photos: Katrina Kaif, Parineeti Chopra, Shilpa Shetty's movie outing in Juhu
Birthday special: 14 Bollywood actors who made it big on TV
Photos: Vaani Kapoor, Poonam Pandey, Sana Khan at fashion event
Photos: Rishi Kapoor, wife Neetu, daughter Riddhima at book launch