15 Oct, 2023 @ 12:22
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‘On the ground and crying’: Passer-by discovers abandoned baby with umbilical cord still attached in Malaga city

Pregnant Woman Shot In Head With Baby Delivered By Cesarean Section In Spain's Valencia
Pregnant woman shot in head with baby delivered by cesarean section in Spain's Valencia

A NEWBORN baby boy with its umbilical cord still attached was found on Saturday morning in the city of Malaga. The abandoned infant was discovered by a passer-by who quickly covered him up to keep him warm. 

According to Spanish daily El Español, the child was taken to a children’s hospital by the emergency service, and was reported to be in good health with no risk to his life. 

The person who made the discovery called the emergency services and reported that the baby was on the ground and crying.

Sources from the emergency services told news agency EFE that when a medical team gave the baby food, he ‘accepted it immediately and enthusiastically’.

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Simon Hunter

Simon Hunter has been living in Madrid since the year 2000 and has worked as a journalist and translator practically since he arrived. For 16 years he was at the English Edition of Spanish daily EL PAÍS, editing the site from 2014 to 2022, and is currently one of the Spain reporters at The Times. He is also a voice actor, and can be heard telling passengers to "mind the gap" on Spain's AVLO high-speed trains.

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