Baby drowns in basin



October 28, 2016
Baby drowns in basin
Toddler declared dead after playing in a basin of water.

An 18-month-old baby boy drowned in a basin filled with water at Xobo village, in Dutywa, Eastern Cape police said on Thursday.

Captain Jackson Manatha said the infant drowned on Wednesday, whilst playing in a basin where his mother was doing her washing.

He was declared dead at a local clinic.

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