Regional (M.P & C.G)

Child Fell into Borewell in Shajapur, Saved

After hectic rescue operations lasting over 13 hours, a two-and-a-half-year-old child who fell into a borewell in Shajapur district has been saved, said police on Wednesday.

The incident occurred in Nandani village on Tuesday.

According to report, Ankit Mawada, the child, was playing when he slipped into a 180-foot deep uncovered borewell around noon.

District collector Rajendra Sharma said that rescue operations were started soon after the administration knew about the incident.

“A pit was dug parallel to the well and oxygen was supplied through a pipeline to keep the child alive even as district officials, including the district magistrate and a team of doctors and engineers continued to camp at the site to oversee the rescue operations which continued till 1 a.m.,” police said.

“The child was ultimately brought out of the borewell alive at 1 a.m. Wednesday and after a medical check up by doctors he was immediately admitted to the Shajapur hospital. His condition is normal”, Shajapur Superintendent of Police DP Singh said.

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