Boy Who Fell Into Borewell Rescued After 11 Hours

Vastvam web:After serious efforts of police, NDRF, Fire staff, the boy who fellinto the bore well on Tuesday in Mummidivaram village of Vinukonda in Guntur district is rescued success fully. Parents of the boy Chandrasekhar expressed their happiness and thanked the staff for un tired efforts till his recover. The two-year- old boy who fell into an open borewell near Vinukonda in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh yesterday was rescued today after 11 hours. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), police and the administration had launched a massive operation to save the boy.

The boy, identified as Chandrasekhar, was playing near a cattle shed at Ummadivaram village when he accidentally fell into borewell at around three this afternoon, police said. His mother,who was tending cattle nearby, did not notice that the boy was playing precariously close to the defunct borewell which had been left uncovered. The boy was found trapped over 15 feet down in the borewell shaft, a police official told PTI over phone. A crater was dug parallel to the borewell to rescue the boy, while oxygen tubes had been lowered inside.