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Indian girl buried alive and digs to safety

28 August 2014, 15:32

Lagos - A man walking past a cane field of Maanpur village in the Sitapur district in India came to the rescue of young girl who had been buried alive, Mail Online reports.

Alok Kumar just happened to be returning from the fields when he heard the young girl crying and he followed the sounds of the cries until he came to the middle of the field where he saw the ground moving as the girl tried to dig her way out.

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Tanu, who is said to be between the ages of five and seven, reportedly was abducted from her home by a couple (believed to be her aunt and uncle) who she said tried to strangle her and then buried her in the field.

Tanu has returned home to her maternal grandmother, and her mother who she lived with has been missing since 20 August.

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