A three-year-old boy fell into a 40-feet-deep Borewell in Nalanda, Bihar, on Sunday. The minor was saved by the team of NDRF after a rescue operation.
The incident was reported on July 23 in Nalanda, Bihar, where a child belonging to Kul village fell into a 40-feet-deep borewell while playing with his friends. The boy was rescued by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) after about five hours of rescue operation.
The boy, identified as Shivam Kumar, was immediately rushed to the hospital after he was pulled out. He is reportedly in stable condition.
What We Know
1. Ranjeet Kumar, who is an NDRF officer, said, "The boy has been rescued and is doing fine. He was rushed to the hospital. It took us about 5 hours to pull him out alive".
2. Additionally, officials claim that a farmer dug the borewell and left it uncovered, which caused the tragedy.
3. The children that Shivam was playing with told his parents about the incident, after which the rescue operation was launched.
4. The operation focused on providing oxygen support to the boy with the help of JCB machines as a priority.
5. The operation was ordered and carried out under the supervision of the Vice President of Nagar Panchayat Nalanda. Further details and actions are awaited regarding the case.
A similar case was reported recently in Madhya Pradesh at Kajari Barkheda village. A two-and-a-half-year-old girl fell into a 20-foot-deep borewell. The girl was immediately taken to the hospital after being rescued but was declared dead by the doctor.
Another case was reported in June. A toddler aged two and a half fell into a borewell 300 feet deep in the Sehore area of Madhya Pradesh. The girl was successfully saved, but she later died of suffocation.
A 9-year-old boy from Jaipur accidentally fell into a borewell 200 feet deep while playing. He was saved by the team of the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) and National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) after hours of operation.
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