Four-year-old falls into borewell, rescue work on

June 21st, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI  

Jaipur, June 21 (ANI): Efforts are on to save a four-year-old girl child Anju who fell into a 50-feet deep open borewell at Moradi village in Rajasthan’s Dausa district.

The incident took place on Saturday when Anju was playing near her house in Bhenruwali Dhani region of the state.

The other children playing with her, informed Anju’s family, following which a commotion ensued in the area.

The administration has roped in rescue workers to take out the child.

A team of doctors provided oxygen cylinder to the trapped child but lack of proper machinery and other equipment required to dig out a parallel hole to reach the girl.

The rescue work is still on even after almost 17 hours of the mishap.

This is not the first case of a child falling into an uncovered manhole in the country.

Earlier, authorities rescued a two-year-old girl Vandana in Agra who accidentally fell into a 45-feet borewell at Tehra village.

In a similar incident, a five-year-old boy, Prince, fell into a 53 feet and 1.5 wide shaft in Shahbad, Haryana in July 2006. The army rescued him from the pit after two days of rescue operations. (ANI)

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