Stray dog feeds on dead infant inside Balasore hospital premises

Balasore:  In a shocking incident, a stray dog was found devouring the corpse of an infant inside the campus of Balasore Medical College and Hospital in the district on Wednesday.

According to sources, the matter came to fore after a passerby spotted the dog eating the dead newborn’s body and informed the matter to hospital authorities. Later, the hospital staffs recovered the body of the infant.

Even though the exact circumstances on where did the newborn came from and whether someone had abandoned the infant inside the hospital campus is yet to be ascertained, the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) has said that a probe has been initiated into the incident.

Earlier on June 6 a stray dog was found feeding on the corpse of an infant in front of Soro Community Health Centre in Balasore.