Newborn With Umbilical Cord Still Attached Pulled Alive From Rubble

  • A newborn with her umbilical cord still attached was miraculously pulled alive from rubble in Syria after a devastating earthquake flattened their home — killing her mom and the rest of her immediate family, a relative said.
  • Extended family members discovered the infant as they trawled through the remnants of the home in the northern Syrian town of Jindayris in the aftermath of Monday’s deadly 7.8-magnitude quake.
  • “We heard a voice while we were digging,” a relative, Khalil al-Suwadi, told AFP.
  • “We cleared the dust and found the baby with the umbilical cord (intact) so we cut it and my cousin took her to hospital.”
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