WATCH: Baby 'buried alive' rescued from a septic tank

Sarah Carty

Dramatic footage has emerged of the incredible moment a newborn baby is pulled from a septic tank after being ‘buried alive’.

Villagers in West Java, Indonesia, heard the tiny baby boy crying and after searching through a mound of rubbish they found the little tot.

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In the video above, you can see the baby’s leg being pulled from underneath the rocks, before his whole body was freed.

The boy is recovering in hospital and locals claim he suffered a cut to his head.

Police are believed to be trying to use the boy’s DNA to locate his parents.

Take a look at the heartwarming video above.

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