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Five babies a day left at Chinese city's 'baby hatch'

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More than 260 unwanted children, most of them babies, have been abandoned in a Chinese "safe haven" in just over six weeks -- more than five a day -- since it opened in late January, authorities said. 

More than 260 unwanted children, most of them babies, have been abandoned in a "safe haven" in Guangzhou in southern China in just over six weeks -- more than five a day -- since it opened in late January, authorities say

The "baby hatch" in Guangzhou, in the southern province of Guangdong, was suspended on Sunday after the city's welfare home exceeded its capacity to handle new arrivals.

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