After 96 hours, child’s body recovered from Agra borewell

October 13th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS  

Agra, Oct 13 (IANS) The body of two-year-old Sonu, who fell into an open borewell in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra district four days ago, was recovered Monday, officials said.”Sonu’s dead body has been recovered from the deep borewell,” Senior Superintendent of Police Raghuvir Lal told IANS.

The boy had fallen into the narrow 70-ft deep pit in Leharkapura village near Agra at 10 a.m. Thursday.

An army rescue team dug a horizontal tunnel to reach out to him and rescue him, but Sonu could not survive the ordeal.

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