Friday, July 27, 2012

Innocent victim of China's one child policy? Newborn baby girl discarded in bin and left to die in plastic bag... with her throat cut

Recovering: The premature baby was found in a bin, with placenta and umbilical cord still attached, in Anshan city in northeast China

An abandoned newborn baby is recovering in hospital after having her throat cut, being put in a plastic bag and thrown into a garbage bin in China's Liaoning province.

The female baby - so newborn that her placenta and umbilical cord were still attached - was discovered by a man who was searching a bin for recyclables.

Local residents called police and the tiny girl was taken to hospital, where she remains in a critical condition.

A resident who witnessed the girl being taken to hospital said: 'She was still breathing and had a heartbeat. Blood from the wound stained the whole body.'

Doctors worked to close a two-inch wound across her neck, so deep that it went down to her windpipe. Read More