A baby has made a miraculous recovery despite being stabbed 14 times and buried alive in a shallow grave in Thailand.
And after being taken to a local orphanage on surviving his ordeal, he is now set for a dream life after being adopted by a Swedish couple.
The seven-month-old boy, named Aidin, had been dumped face down in an eight-inch grave in Khon Kaen province in Thailand in February, just days after he was born.
Newborn baby Aidin who was discovered buried alive in a shallow grave after being stabbed 14 times in Thailand
He had suffered horrendous knife injuries before he was placed in the ground alive and left for dead.
However, passing cattle herder Kachit Krongyut saw a tiny foot sticking out of the ground under a eucalyptus tree.
She then heard the boy"s cries and realised that it was a baby buried under the tree.
The 53-year-old then began frantically digging up the soil with her hands and discovered the injured newborn.
Aidin was then rushed to hospital to be treated for his 14 stab wounds on his tiny body.
After being discovered by a cattle herder, Aidin was rushed to hospital, but has been nursed back to health and will now be adopted by a Swedish couple