Newborn, mom trapped on snowy mountain

2012-07-17 14:42
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2012-07-17 08:36

SA tourists were stranded in heavy snow near the Afri-Ski Resort in the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho. They used their cars as temporary shelters until emergency vehicles arrived and the link road to the resort re-opened. Watch. WATCH

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Cape Town – Western Cape disaster response teams responded to a call about a newborn baby on the snowy mountains near Matjiesfontein, in the Karoo, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Wilfred Solomons-Johannes said paramedics were deployed on a military helicopter to recover the baby and its mother.
 
The mother and child will be taken to the Beaufort West Hospital where a medical practitioner will examine their conditions and provide the necessary treatment.
 
The baby was born late on Saturday, 14 July 2012.

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