Six-year-old boy rescued from borewell in northern India
A six-year-old boy, who fell into a 40-feet deep borewell while playing, was rescued by officials of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh.
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The incident happened in Hapur district on January 10.
Visuals showed the officials at work as they carried out the rescue operation. The boy’s condition was being monitored using a monitor. Later, the boy was seen escorted out of the area on a stretcher with an oxygen mask. According to a report the boy fell inside while playing near the borewell and family members rushed to the spot to his rescue. The rescue operation took over four hours. A report also claims that the boy is deaf and dumb.
A team from the NDRF reached the spot and provide the boy with oxygen as well as milk.
Locals have said that the borewell’s cover was broken.