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Couple rescues infant from Gazipur dustbin

| Updated: November 20, 2017 18:08:57

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A newborn child, rescued from a dustbin in Gazipur’s Laxmipura area under Joydebpur Police Station, is undergoing treatment at Shaheed Taj Uddin Ahmed Medical College and Hospital.

Hearing a weeping baby, a garment worker couple Rekha Akhter and Abdul Matin, coming to their house for lunch, noticed a cat dragging a shopping bag inside the dustbin in the area on Sunday noon.

After searching for a while, the couple spotted the infant wrapped in the bag and rescued it, said Pranay Bhusaon Das, a residential doctor of the hospital. 

The newborn was admitted to the Pediatric Word of the hospital, the doctor added.

Several injury marks of cat were found on newborn's body, reports a local news agency.

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