Firefighters free a newborn from a pipe after the baby by was flushed down toilet in Jinhua, Zhejiang province.
A newborn Chinese baby was rescued from a toilet pipe after he was flushed away by his parents, state TV reports.
Chinese firefighters found the tiny boy lodged in a sewage pipe below a squat toilet in an apartment building in Jinhua, Zhejiang province. His placenta was still attached.
The baby boy is in stable condition after being removed from the 3-inch pipe.
Firefighters sawed out an L-shaped section wide on Saturday afternoon after neighbors reported hearing crying. The baby was taken to a nearby hospital, where doctors cut around him to pull out the abandoned infant.
The 2-day-old child — named Baby No. 59 from the number of his hospital incubator — was reported in stable condition at a nearby hospital.