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Newborn''s body found in forest area in Bengal''s Jalpaiguri


Press Trust of India Jalpaiguri
The body of a newborn boy was

found in a forest area in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, police said on Thursday.
The body was found in the forest land in Mal block's Kumlai panchayat area on Wednesday, they said.
Locals said they suspect that the newborn was alive when he was left in the forest but died due to incessant rains.
The body has been sent for postmortem examination, said Subhashish Chakraborty, officer-in-charge of the Mal police station.
Further investigations are underway, he added.

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First Published: Feb 27 2020 | 3:16 PM IST

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