Newborn found abandoned in cardboard box in Acre

A baby, several days old, has been found abandoned in Acre, with police launching an investigation, Hebrew media reports.

The municipality says the infant was found in a cardboard box next to the Underground Prisoners Museum, fully conscious.

A passerby called police and medics were called in to examine the baby, who was fine except for bleeding near the umbilical cord.

The infant has been taken to Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya.

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