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China baby hatch suspended after hundreds abandoned

18 March 2014 Last updated at 05:19 GMT

A baby hatch in southern China has been forced to suspend work after hundreds of infants were abandoned, overwhelming the centre, its director says.

More than 260 children had been left at the welfare home in Guangzhou since 28 January.

The BBC's Celia Hatton reports from Beijing.