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Seven-year-old Colombian girl survives 18 days in jungle

A seven-year-old girl who went missing in the Colombian jungle has been found alive after eighteen days.

“Jessica Patricia Arias, went missing in Tayrona National Park collecting coconuts with her parents,” reported Reuters.

More than hundreds of the police officer took part in air and land search in northern columbia.

“She was found with moderate malnutrition and dehydration in an abandoned hut after an anonymous call.

It comes weeks after a young mother and her baby son were found alive five days after their plane crashed in the Jungle of western Colombia.

Local official Albeis Fuentes said injuries on the girl’s feet indicated she may have walked long distances.

Police are investigating who may have made the anonymous call to the authorities about the girl’s whereabouts and how she survived” according to BBC

The Telegraph said, “according to authorities the girl was severely dehydrated and was airlifted to hospital in Santa Marta for treatment.”

Jessica’s mother, Elena Cortes said: “God himself helped her to survive so many days.
“Thank you to God and the national police.”

The seven years old Colombian girl is now fine and out of danger.

Below watch report. Video Source ITN

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