Teenager falls into well in West Bengal

June 24th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Around the time the body of a four-year-old girl who had fallen into a borewell in Haryana was recovered after almost 90 hours, a teenaged boy fell into a 30-feet-deep well in West Bengal’s Howrah district Sunday, a minister said. A rescue operation has launched.

Roshan, 17, a construction worker, slipped and fell into the well around 4 p.m. at Eksara area in Liluah town while trying to draw water, a witness said. This was around the time the body of four-year-old Mahi was recovered in Haryana’s Manesar IMT.

Disaster Management, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Javed Khan said: “The fire brigade personnel are making all efforts to rescue him quickly. The disaster management group personnel are being called.”

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