Larnaca – A 41 year old woman from Bulgaria is in critical condition in hospital after giving birth alone to a baby girl she told police was still born. The woman, who works as a farm help in the free Famagusta area, went to the casualty department of Famagusta Hospital suffering from uncontrollable bleeding, the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation reported.
It said that she eventually tolddoctors and police that she had given birth alone at her home but that the baby had been still born. Police visited the house and found the dead baby, wrapped in a towel, in the dustbin, CyBC added.
A post mortem will be held on Sunday to determine whether the baby had been born alive or not. The woman has been in Cyprus for four months. Her employer said he was not aware she was pregnant.