Human life discarded in rubbish bins

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A newborn baby boy and a foetus are two “throwaway babies” that paramedics had to respond to in greater Johannesburg this week.

The foetus was found at about 7am in a rubbish bin outside of a residence on Cornelius Road in Weltevreden Park on Monday‚ ER24 said.

A few hours later‚ the baby boy was found dead in a rubbish bin just after 10am outside a complex on Honeyguide Road in Douglasdale‚ Fourways. Paramedics found the deceased baby wrapped in a cloth and plastic bag.

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