Kupwara, May 24: In a heart-rending incident, some unidentified persons abandoned a newborn baby in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Local sources said that few people found the abandoned baby near a local nallah called Hud in the Kralpora area of Kupwara. They quickly arranged clothes for the baby and wrapped it in a warm blanket.
The baby was taken to the District Hospital Handwara for treatment.
Medical Superintendent District Hospital Handwara Dr Nisar Ahmed Wani said that it was a baby boy who died within 15 minutes in the hospital.
“We informed the police about the incident,” he said.
Police sources said that a case has been registered under relevant sections of law and a team has been constituted to nab the culprits. knt