Six-week-old baby dies after bitten by rat in Mumbai

Mumbai A six-week-old baby died on Wednesday after a rat bit away her cheek and part of her nose.

However, the initial postmortem report said that the girl died of pneumonia, the police said.

The police said that the parents of Sakshi Yadav, a resident of suburban Borivili, rushed her to the civic-run Bhagwati Hospital at around 5.30 am, but she was declared dead before admission.

The police said that Sakshi slept near her parents and when her mother woke at 5 am, she saw the wounds after which she was rushed to the hospital.

Story First Published: January 03, 2013 21:53 IST

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