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Two babies found at Gauteng dump

Johannesburg - Two babies left at a dumping site in Devland, next to Eldorado Park, were found dead on Wednesday afternoon, Johannesburg emergency management services said.

“We found there two infants, around noon, who were dumped. One looked as if it was a newborn, and the other looked as if it was around three months old,” said spokesman Robert Mulaudzi.

File photo. Credit: sxc.hu

“Unfortunately they were declared dead on scene.”

The matter was handed over to police for further investigation.

Mulaudzi appealed to young people and parents to approach either the relevant government authority or non-governmental organisations if they were experiencing emotional and other challenges.

“This is so we can avoid tragic situations like this one,” he said.

Sapa

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