Baby sur­vives be­ing buried alive

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

A week old baby boy sur­vived sev­eral hours in a grave af­ter be­ing buried alive by his teenage mother, a rape vic­tim, po­lice said on Fri­day. Cries heard by vil­lagers pro­duced the mir­a­cle res­cue of the in­fant now re­cov­er­ing in hospi­tal in Mad­hya Pradesh. The 16-year-old mother buried the boy in a grave­yard in an at­tempt “to get rid of him” a few days af­ter se­cretly giv­ing birth at her par­ents’ house, po­lice said.

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