New­born saved from a pit la­trine

Daily Dispatch - - News - – Jeff Wicks

A new­born baby‚ thought to be just hours old‚ is lucky to be alive af­ter paramedics and fire­fight­ers saved the child from a pit la­trine near Man­dini in north­ern KwaZulu-Natal on Thurs­day.

IPSS Med­i­cal Res­cue spokesper­son Dy­lan Meyrick said medics had re­ceived a re­port of the stricken child when fire­fight­ers at the scene called for as­sis­tance. He said po­lice were in­ves­ti­gat­ing.

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