1-Year-Old Girl Rescued Who Fell Into Borewell

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  • A one-year-old girl who fell into a 15 feet borewell has been rescued.
  • The girl has been hospitalized and her condition is 'stable' right now.
  • The rescue operation went on for 10 hours.

Madhya Pradesh: A one-year-old child who fell in a 15 feet borewell in the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh on Thursday has been rescued after an almost 10-hours-long operation. The infant ‘Divyanshi’ have been hospitalized and her condition is ‘stable’ right now. “Rescue operation went on from around 3 pm (Thursday) till 12:30 am (Friday). The condition of the child is stable right now. We ensured oxygen supplies through cylinder while the child was stuck inside the borewell,” said RS Prajapati, doctor.

In the rescue operation, Army personnel had also extended their hands to local police and district administration. According to the mother, she had left the infant with other kids to play in an open area in the afternoon. “Soon a child came and informed me that my child has fallen into the borewell. As soon as I came back here I heard her crying. I called everyone nearby and informed them about the incident. Officials came in and started the rescue operation,” Ramsakhi Kushwaha, child’s mother had said earlier.

Meanwhile, 3 labourers died in Surajpur, Chhattisgarh, in May after becoming trapped in a borewell due to a mudslide, according to a district official. A search for the third body is underway, according to Surajpur District Collector Gaurav Kumar. They perished after a mudslide trapped them in a borewell in the Surajpur district. Kumar stated that two bodies had been found from the borewell.

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