Updated April 13th, 2024 at 00:37 IST

Madhya Pradesh: 6-Year-Old Boy Falls Into Borewell in Rewa District, Efforts to Rescue Him Underway

A 6-year-old boy fell into a borewell in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district on Friday afternoon. Efforts are being made to rescue him.

Reported by: Digital Desk
6-year-old boy falls into borewell in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa | Image:PTI
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Rewa: A six-year-old boy fell into a borewell in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district on Friday afternoon and a rescue operation was underway, officials said.

The incident took place around 3 pm at Manika village near Uttar Pradesh border when the boy was playing near the open borewell, they said.

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A team of the State Disaster Emergency Response Force (SDERF) was pressed into service to save the child who was stuck at a depth of around 40 feet, said Rewa collector Pratibha Pal.

Oxygen is being supplied inside through a pipe, and a CCTV camera too was lowered to monitor the boy's condition, but the camera could not reach him because of some obstruction, Additional Superintendent of Police Anil Sonkar told PTI.

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The borewell is about 70 feet deep, and a parallel pit is being dug to rescue the child.

A team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been called in from Varanasi and it would soon reach the spot, he said.

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Unseasonal rains also affected the rescue operation, Sonkar added.
 

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Published April 13th, 2024 at 00:28 IST