How do parents forget about their 10 month old baby in the ocean?

Daily Mail – Incredible pictures have emerged of a baby being rescued from the open ocean after she floated a kilometre out to sea when her parents forgot they left her in the water.

The Turkish Coastguard was called into action today after beachgoers and the child’s parents realised in horror that strong winds and ocean currents were swiftly pulling her towards Greece.

Kept alive only because she was sitting inside a child’s flotation device, 10-month-old Melda Ilgin was pulled from the ocean when rescuers dived into the water to catch her.

The ordeal began when the Ilgin family took a trip to the beach near the town of Kucukkuyu, in Turkey’s south west coast, BGN News reported.

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