The Baby Who Was Trapped In Sewage Pipe Is In Good Condition

Chinese media have released photos of the infant boy, who is reportedly ready to be released from the hospital after being stuck for hours below a toilet.

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Firefighters rescued the boy by sawing out a piece of the pipe and then dismantling it in a dramatic two-hour rescue.

The baby's mother said she unexpectedly gave birth to the baby while using a squat toilet. She heard his cries when he slipped through the pipe and called her landlord for help, according to local media reports. Authorities said it was an accident and the mother will not be charged.

The baby is apparently in stable condition. A doctor at the Pujiang People's Hospital told reporters he was ready to be released.

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