A wild boar chewed off the palm of a child who was left alone as her parents worked at a nearby stone crusher in Odisha's Khurda district on Saturday, police said.
The incident took place at a small village, the police said adding the child's parents are labourers from Ganjam district.
The one and half year-old baby girl was admitted to Khurda district headquarters hospital (DHH) in a critical condition, the police said.
Doctors attending to her have suggested to her parents that she be taken to AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, the police added.
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