Abandoned Chinese Baby Rescued From Toilet Pipe

Firefighters in eastern China have rescued an abandoned newborn baby boy lodged in a sewage pipe directly beneath a toilet commode, state television reported, in a case which has sparked anger on social media sites.

The footage in this videos shows firefighters in eastern China rescuing an abandoned newborn baby boy stuck in a sewage pipe!

State broadcaster CCTV said the abandoned child was discovered in a residential building in Jinhua city when worried neighbors reported a baby crying.

Fire crews weren't able to get the child out at the scene. Instead they rushed the baby boy - still inside the sewage pipe - to a local hospital. Footage aired by CCTV shows them apparently breaking it away piece by piece. Miraculously the child was pulled out alive.

He's now in a stable condition in hospital. CCTV said police were trying to trace the baby's parents.

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