Abandoned twins found in veld

2013-10-19 18:30

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Johannesburg - A pair of newborn babies, believed to be twins, were found abandoned in a basket in a veld in Nooitgedacht, Muldersdrift on Saturday, Gauteng police said.

"[Around]... 09:00, two new born babies were found by a patrol van... on the corner of Old Pretoria and Copperhouse Roads," Warrant Officer Hitler Ngwenya said.

Upon investigation it was discovered that one of the babies had died

An inquest docket was opened, and no arrests had been made by Saturday afternoon.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said that the baby that survived was rushed to hospital in a critical condition.

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