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Bihar: 3-year-old girl fell in 225-feet borewell Munger district; rescue operations underway, might take another 4 hours

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 1 August 2018, 11:06 IST

In a shocking yet tragic incident, a three-year-old girl accidentally fell into a 225-feet deep borewell in Bihar's Munager district on Tuesday afternoon. Massive rescue operations are underway since yesterday, to save the child. The girl is trapped inside the borewell for almost 15 hours. However, the girl, identified as Sana, who is reportedly stuck at 42 feet inside the borewell is responding to calls from her parents.

The rescue team which includes jawans from the SDRF and Army have managed to lower in an oxygen pipe to ensure supply of fresh air to the kid. A State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) official, Sanjeev Kumar said it might take another four hours to rescue the girl.


“We've provided her oxygen & made all arrangements for her safety. We've placed rods to ensure that she doesn't fall further down. It might take another 4 hours to rescue her: Sanjeev Kumar, SDRF on 3-year-old girl stuck in borewell in Munger since yesterday afternoon,” said Mr Kumar.

Munger SP Gaurav Mangla while talking to media said that Sana fell into the borewell while playing. "Rescue operations were launched soon after we received the information on Tuesday evening. Teams are digging a parallel trench to get to the girl. We are monitoring her with CCTV. SDRF and Army jawans are trying their best to rescue her," Mangla said.

The top police official said that Sana's health condition appeared alright and expressed hope that she will pull out safely anytime later today.

 

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First published: 1 August 2018, 11:06 IST
 
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