Newborn baby buried alive in mud was rescued by villagers
30 May 2020 | 11:00 am
This is the moment a newborn baby buried alive in mud was miraculously rescued by villagers. The boy was only identified by his tiny leg poking out after villagers heard faint cries and began looking while digging soil for house construction. He was trapped at the Sonoura village of Siddharthnagar district in northern India's Uttar Pradesh on May 25.
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