Four-year-old girl rescued from borewell

June 21st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI  

Jaipur, June 21 (ANI): A four-year-old girl, who on Saturday fell into a 50-feet deep open borewell at Moradi village in Rajasthan’s Dausa district, has been rescued.

The girl Anju was rescued after a 21 hour operation and has been taken to hospital.

The incident occurred 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.

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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