BEIRUT: A few-hours-old baby girl was found Friday dumped in a garbage container in the city of Baalbek.
The National News Agency said the infant was taken to the city’s public hospital.
Local residents heard the baby’s crying while they were drinking coffee along the highway and rescued her, a source from the hospital told The Daily Star.
The baby was wrapped in a white rug and stuffed in a black plastic garbage bag that was placed inside the trash container, the hospital source said.
The NNA reported that the infant’s health condition is good and stable.