A baby abandoned inside a sewage pipe was saved by firefighters, www.zjol.com.cn reported on Monday.
The 2-day-old infant, weighing 2.3 kilograms, was found in the sewage pipe leading from a public toilet in the fourth floor of an apartment building in Jinhua, Zhejiang province, on Sunday.
A resident found him and called firefighters who rushed to the scene. The baby was head first in the 10-cm diameter pipe.
Firefighters went down to the third floor and cut loose a section of the pipe that contained the baby who was immediately rushed to hospital where it is in a stable condition, despite severe bruising.
An investigation is under way.