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Heartbreaking! Dead baby found in refuse site in Alagbado

Residents of Alagbado, a suburb of Lagos, were shocked following a strange discovery at a refuse dump site in the area yesterday, Thursday, April 27, 2017.

The residents found a dead baby inside a refuse sack at a dump site near a popular market close to African Independent Television (AIT) station in Alagbado, Lagos State.

According to a report by News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the dead baby rolled down from the sack as the sack was being dumped into a refuse vehicle.

The refuse collectors however raised an alarm upon sighting the baby.

In a swift move, market men and women reportedly gathered at the scene and ‘rained’ curses on the culprit.

NAN reported that a policeman at the scene stated that investigation would be conducted to determine the culprit.

The dead baby has been deposited at a mortuary by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, NAN reported.



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