Odisha: ‘Dead’ newborn found alive at funeral, dies during treatment at hospital

Karanjia: In a highly unusual incident, a newborn baby boy who was declared dead at Karanjia sub-divisional hospital in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district yesterday was found alive at the funeral while he died during treatment today.

According to reports, Raimani, wife of Sunia Munda of Khadikapada village in Keonjhar’s Saharpada block, was admitted to the hospital yesterday after she complained of labour pain.

She gave birth to a baby boy. However, the newborn was later pronounced dead by the doctor.

Wrapping the baby in a bag, the woman and her family members returned to their village. Shockingly, they newborn started crying before the burial during the funeral.

They brought back the baby to the hospital and demanded action against the concerned doctor.

The mother-baby duo was then admitted to the hospital. However, the newborn breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the hospital, this morning.

Hospital sources said the baby was a premature one and his condition was critical. The doctors tried their best to save the newborn but couldn’t.

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