Vijaypura: A newborn baby was found abandoned near a canal in Balagnur village, Talikote taluk in Vijayapura on Thursday.
The baby was found wrapped in a large cloth. Locals after hearing the cries of the infant immediately alerted the police officials.
The baby is likely to be a few weeks old and has now been shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.
A case has been registered and investigations are underway.
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