GALLERY: Newlands baby found in storm drain recovering
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GALLERY: Newlands baby found in storm drain recovering

A baby girl found in a storm water drain in Newlands East is currently being treated at a Durban hospital. 

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A KwaZulu-Natal rescue team descended on Baracuda Road earlier today, after residents heard faint cries coming from a manhole in the early hours of the morning. 

It took rescuers almost three hours to excavate the area and reach the baby girl, found nestled seven-metres in the pipe. 

The baby has since been airlifted to hospital and is being treated for mild hypothermia. 

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See photos from the rescue operation below:

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