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Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:05 - Updated Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:04

Newborn found in rubbish bin in Lubango

Lubango - A newborn was found on Wednesday in the rubbish bin in a small container in the neighborhood of Minhota, near Lubango city, southern Huíla province.

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Despite being found still alive, the newborn died a few minutes later.

According to witnesses at the scene, the male baby was found wrapped in a white bag.

The child still had the umbilical cord, indicating that it was a recent birth.

The National Police Command spokesperson, chief inspector Luís Filipe Zilungo, said the corporation had already launched an investigation in the neighborhood to determine the suspect.

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