Missing Durban toddler found in trench

2016-03-22 22:45

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Durban - An 18-month-old child who went missing at the weekend has been reunited with his family in Ntuzuma, Durban after he was discovered in a trench full of rubble, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Tuesday.

The toddler was discovered around 10:00 on Tuesday morning by members of Durban's K9 Unit, Major Thulani Zwane said.

He was found about 200m inside a trench covered by bush and rubble.

"He was alive and was immediately taken to hospital for medical attention. He was then reunited with his parents, safe," Zwane said.

His family, who are from Lindelani in Ntuzuma, had reported him missing on Saturday.

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