Baby among 'items' lost in Dubai taxis during 2014

This incident was one of 51,239 reports of lost items, surpassing the 48,459 reports in 2013, and the RTA said a significant number of lost items were located.
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An baby was among the list of lost ‘items’ left behind by passengers using taxis in Dubai last year, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has revealed.

A taxi passenger returning from The Dubai Mall to a hotel had apparently forgotten a baby in the vehicle, which was later returned to the mother, Gulf News reports.

This incident was one of 51,239 reports of lost items, surpassing the 48,459 reports in 2013, and the RTA said a significant number of lost items were located and returned.

Among the items lost and found are: 5,313 mobile phones, 2,983 suitcases, 1,390 wallets, 685 passports, 511 keys, 321 cameras, 303 laptops, 301 glasses, 292 expensive clothes, 267 official documents, gold and jewellery worth Dh550,000, and other precious items worth more than Dh350,000.

In addition, money in different currencies was reported missing totalling AED 288,700, $57,230 and £6,000. 

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