Pipe baby 'out of hospital'

A Chinese baby who was rescued from inside a sewage pipe has been released from hospital and into the custody of his grandparents, according to reports. The child's mother will face no charges, according to the Associated Press.

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Baby rescued from sewage pipe 'released from hospital'

an abandoned newborn baby resting in an incubator after being rescued from a sewage pipe. Credit: REUTERS/China Daily

A Chinese baby who was rescued from inside a sewage pipe has been released from hospital and into the custody of his grandparents, according to reports.

The child's mother will face no charges in relation to the incident after authorities decided that the baby becoming trapped was an accident, according to the Associated Press.

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Mother of sewer pipe baby questioned by police

by - China Correspondent

The 22-year-old mother of a baby found in sewage pipe in China has been questioned and claims she tried to hide her pregnancy, gave birth unexpectedly and raised the alarm.

The abandoned newborn baby boy sleeps after being rescued from a sewage pipe in China. Credit: REUTERS/Stringer

Officials say the mother could still face criminal charges if police find evidence it was attempted murder.

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