Abandoned newborn baby dies in North Kashmir hospital

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

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